Bettye L. Brown
1930 - 2008
Bettye L. Brown died Nov. 22, 2008, in Phoenix. She was born Aug. 30, 1930 in Tucson to Emmerson and Nellie McHenry.
She married Elmer Brown in 1951 and they moved to Payson in 1953.
She worked at several local businesses over the years and eventually retired from McDonald’s.
She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Elmer; and five children, Nancy (Wes) Girard of Camp Verde, Ariz., Eddie (Sheri) Brown of Bullhead City, Liz (Bob) Willig of Payson; Elmer Jr. (Debbie) Brown of Phoenix and Cathleen (Bill) Hawley of Payson. Also surviving are 15 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren (with one more on the way).
Mrs. Brown was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Emmerson Jr.
Services will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 29 at Messinger Payson Funeral Home, 302 W. Aero Drive.