Betty Brown

BROWN, Betty L. Reed, 76, of Brilliant, Ohio, passed away Friday, July 5, 2013, at Trinity Medical Center West in Steubenville, Ohio.

She was born December 29, 1936, in Wheeling, WV, a daughter of the late Charles and Norma (Applegarth) Helfer.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles A. “Sonny” Brown; two sons, Leonard Reed, Jr. and Larry Brown; three brothers, Charles, Jr., Emil and John Helfer; and four sisters, Laura Bradley, Georgia Bradley, Dolores Cammer and Dorothy Mayle.

Betty was retired from the kitchen at Bolger Nursing Home in Steubenville and she was Protestant by faith.

Surviving are a son, Gary Reed of Brilliant; a sister, JoAnn (Charles) Mayle of Hopewell, VA; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Chapel services will be held on Monday at 1 p.m. at Holly Memorial Gardens in Pleasant Grove, OH, with Pastor Jim Monogioudis, officiating.

Arrangements were entrusted to Wheeler Funeral Homes, 712 Third St., Brilliant.

Offer condolences at www.wheelerfuneralhomes. com.