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Betty Jean Brandon
June 13, 1930 - June 12, 2020

Betty Jean Brandon

Betty Jean Brandon
Jun 13, 1930 - Jun 12, 2020

Betty Jean Brandon
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Betty Jean Hicks Brandon, age 89 of Knoxville, passed away on June 12, 2020. Betty was born in Knoxville, TN on June 13, 1930. She retired from UT Hospital and was very active with Arlington Baptist Church. Betty enjoyed family time, teaching her first grade Sunday School children, and spending time with family and friends on Douglas Lake.
Betty is preceded in death by her husband John Bruce Brandon, Sr.; father Robert Claude Hicks; mother Dorothy Hicks Griffin; stepmother Sue Hicks; and Aunt Libby Waggoner.
She is survived by her sons, John Bruce Brandon, Jr. of Knoxville, TN, Robert (Karen) Brandon of Gainesville, GA; grandsons Trevor and Taylor Brandon of Gainesville, GA, Jay (Courtney) and Matthew Brandon; granddaughter Krista Brandon; great-grandsons Grayson and Ethan Brandon; special cousin Barbara (Lee) Johnson; and dear friend Reva Miller, all of Knoxville, TN.
Friends and family may call at convenience Monday June 15th from 4pm until 8pm. The private graveside service will be live streamed Tuesday June 16th at 1:00pm at https://www.facebook.com/Gentry-Griffey-Funeral-Chapel-186874144657869/ . The family requests In lieu of flowers please make donations to St. Jude Children's Hospital. Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel & Crematory are honored to serve the Brandon family and invite you to sign the online registry.

Kylene Hansard on Jun 24, 2020

Sympathy for all the family. She was a beautiful person, we loved her. Marie Kennedy and Kylene Kennedy Hansard

William P. Holt on Jun 16, 2020

Many fond memories of a great lady.
William P. Holt

Penny wallace on Jun 16, 2020

I am so sorry about your mother. She was a very sweet lady I have not seen her in years but she knew my mom and dad. I went to school with bobby. My dad cut all the men's hair I believe. My mom passed away Oct 3 2000 but I got to cherish my dad till March 2017. My thoughts are with all of you. Hugs penny Wallace Merritt. my email is [email protected]

Linda Porter-Tillman on Jun 15, 2020

John
I’m so sorry to hear about your mom’s passing. Prayers for you & your family

Linda Dunaway on Jun 15, 2020

John and Bobby,
I did your Moms hair for many, many years. We both worked downtown and it was convenient for her. She was such a pleasant person to be around. I always enjoyed our time together. She was one of my favorite clients. Prayers for you both and your families.
Linda Campbell Dunaway

Pat Pittman on Jun 15, 2020

We will miss Betty! She was soft spoken and had a gentle personality. She was a wonderful Christian lady. I enjoyed working with her at UT, but I got to know her even better when we joined Arlington Baptist. We enjoyed retiree lunches with great times of fellowship. I will always remember her sweet spirit and beautiful smile. We love you, Betty Pat, Mickey, and Darren Pittman

John Taylor on Jun 15, 2020

I loved being around Big John & working the bus ministry on his bus and I always loved being around Betty. She always had the sweetest smile. Even though she’s rejoicing now she’ll be dearly missed.
With our Prayers, Sharon Floyd Taylor & John

John Taylor on Jun 15, 2020

John & Betty were such Dear Friends To Ralph & I. We really loved being around them and working together in the church. Will really miss Betty. Sincerely, Betty Floyd

nancy kington on Jun 15, 2020

gonna miss this sweet lady.such a sweet smile.loved being in sunday school with her. prayers to the family

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Jun
15
Monday
Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel
5301 Fountain Road
Knoxville, TN, United States 37918
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Private Graveside Service

Jun
16
Tuesday
1:00 PM
The service will be live streamed on Gentry Griffey's Facebook page.


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