Betty Jane Brady

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Betty Jane Brady, 72, of Dumas, Miss., died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, at Baptist Hospital, Lafayette in Oxford, Miss.

She was born June 23, 1939, to the late Willis Willard and Alice Pearl Byrd Johnson. She was a Baptist and a homemaker. She worked in the dietary department at a nursing home in Arkansas and at New Mart in the food department in Ripley, Miss.

Services were held Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012, at Ripley Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Marvin Robbins officiating. Burial followed in Wiers Chapel Cemetery.

She is survived by her husband, Jerry Leon Brady of Dumas, Miss.; two daughters, Tammy Roberts (Terry) of Dumas, Miss., and Sue Ann Brady of Pollard, Ark.; two sons, Timmy Brady and Barry Brady (Leasa) of Dumas, Miss.; two sisters, Twila Causey of Walnut Ridge, Ark., and Linda Conley of Piggott, Ark.; three half-sisters, Adele Sauder of St. Louis, Mo., Virginia Causey of St. Charles, Mo., and Earline Johnson of Piggott, Ark.; five grandchildren, Amber Hensley, Adam and Nathan Roberts, Brittan Brady and Ashlea Page.

Pallbearers are Brittan Brady, Scotty Hensley, Justin Perry, Adam Roberts, Nathan Roberts and Micheal Page.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers and sisters Calvin Johnson, Wilma Causey, Melvin Johnson and Bernice Book; half brothers and sisters Jim Johnson, Harold Book, Orville Johnson, Flora Welty and Freda Holifield.

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