Betty J. Brazell, 68, of St. Marys passed away Friday, May 15, 2015, at Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, FL.
Born October 25, 1946 in Brunswick, GA, she was the daughter of the late Arthur L. and Myrtle Head Horne. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 23 years, Leonard S. Brazell and son, Dan Brazell.
Mrs. Brazell was a life long resident of Camden County and a 1964 graduate of Camden County High School, and graduate of Georgia Military College. She wore many hats in her employment years. She was a Forest Tower Outlook for several years, worked at Gilman Paper Company, Kraft Bag Division, was a Teachers Aide at St. Marys Elementary School, as well as a Librarian at Trident Refit Facility, and the T.R.F. coordinator for Camden County Schools.
Mrs. Brazell made Easter Baskets for children all over town , and was a director and actress for the Camden Area Players and Camden High Theater group. She was an avid reader, artist, and enjoyed doing all types of crafts. She was a member of the Eastern Star and the Aeronautical Workers Union. A loving sister, grandmother and aunt, she will be missed by her family and many friends.
Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 11:00 am at Brazell-Peeples Cemetery in Kingsland with Pastor Steve Kegley officiating. The family will receive friends at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys, Tuesday evening from 6 pm to 8 pm.
Survivors include her fiancee, Pat Betchik of St. Marys; sister and brother in law, Faye and Ken Bailey of St. Marys; granddaughter, Kristie Brazell; special niece, Kim Pope (Jim) and their children, Ashley and Cameron.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys was in charge of arrangements.