Betty Jean Brown
Betty “Jeannie” Brown, 52, of Springfield, died at 8:47 pm, Thursday, April 20, 2017 at her home. She was born December 24, 1964 in Cape Girardeau, MO, to Frank and Marjorie K. Bowser Watts.
Survivors include one daughter, Holly (Zack) Meyer of Riverton; one son, Aaron Brown of Springfield; four grandchildren, Landon, Tyler, Addison and Mackenzie; father, Frank Watts of AL; one sister Bobbie Joe (Ray) Wallace of Auzvasse, MO; one brother Billy Joe Bowser of Fort Worth, TX and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her mother.
Jeannie graduated with her master’s degree from Benedictine University at Springfield. She enjoyed spending time with her dogs and substitute teaching at Hope School and throughout Springfield School District #186.
The Family will be hosting a celebration of Jeannie’s life from 1-4 pm, Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at The American Legion, 1120 East Sangamon Ave., Springfield.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Protective League.