Betty N. Brittain, 93, Jasper

Betty N. Brittain, 93, of Jasper, passed away at 6:28 p.m. on Friday, November 22, 2019, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.

She attended Petersburg High School and was a homemaker.Betty was born in Petersburg on November 14, 1926, to Homer and Ruth (Brenton) Boger. She married Glen Brock Brittain on March 2, 1946 in Washington. He preceded her in death on August 12, 2017.

Betty was an active member of Otwell United Methodist Church and later became a member of Shiloh United Methodist Church in Jasper.  She was also a member of the VFW Post #673 Auxiliary. 

She was a beautiful classy lady who compassionately cared for many individuals over the years, and enjoyed reading, gardening, baking and cooking, and taking care of her flowers.   

Surviving are two daughters, Glenda Wagner (Steve), Jasper, and Brenda McDonnell (Terry) Lancaster, South Carolina; one son, Greg Brittain, New Palestine; six grandchildren, Scott and Michael Wagner, Ryan McDonnell, Alyssa Shehorn and Chelsa and Jillian Brittain; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death beside her husband was one daughter, Linda Brittain; one daughter-in-law, Vicki Brittain; one grandchild, Chad McDonnell; one sister, Bernice Warner; and four brothers, Bernard, Kenneth, Ebbie and Joe Boger.

Funeral services for Betty N. Brittain will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 30, 2019, at Shiloh United Methodist Church in Jasper, with burial to follow at Walnut Hill Cemetery in Petersburg.   Pastor Dan Sinkhork will officiate.

A visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the 2 p.m. service time  on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at Shiloh United Methodist Church in Jasper.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Shiloh United Methodist Church, Walnut Hill Cemetery or the VFW Post #673 Auxiliary.

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