Betty Jo Hudson (Stowe) Brown

June 26, 2013 

Betty Jo Hudson (Stowe) Brown, 68, went to be with Our Lord on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at Nash General Hospital in Rocky Mount, NC.

Betty was born May 21, 1945 in Pittsylvania County, Chatham, Virginia. She was the daughter of the late Tilton Owens (Sr) and Ruby Edith Elliott Hudson. Betty attended Chatham High School. She was employed at Dan River Mills/Healthtex. She later relocated to Rocky Mount, NC to manage an apartment complex under HUD. Betty was a kind and loving person and she will be greatly missed.

She was predeceased by her husband, James L. Brown, 2004; son, David C. Stowe, 1997; her precious dog, Boo, 2011, that she loved so much and brought her so much joy and niece, Lisa M. King, 2006.

She is survived by sisters, Carole Cato, Columbia, SC, Janice Simmons, Lynch Station, VA, Nancye Richardson, Concord, NC; brother, T.O. Hudson, Jr., VA; niece, Dixie C. Hopkins; great-neices, Tara Booher and Raven Wood; great-great-nephew, Kody Burnette; great-great-nieces, Jordyn Booher and Emma Wood, all of Huddleston, VA; nephew, Curtis L. Crews, Danville, VA; great-nephew, Andrew Crews, Thailand.

The family will hold a private service at a later date at the Hudson family cemetery in South Hill, VA.

Online condolences may be sent to the Brown family by visiting Arrangements are entrusted to Cornerstone Funeral Home and Cremations, 1052 South First Street, Nashville, NC 27856.

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