FARRELL, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Bettie Y. Jefferson, of Farrell, Pennsylvania, received her eternal reward on Monday, December 5, 2022, while at home and under hospice care, following an extended illness. She was 76.
Bettie was born December 3, 1946, in Sharon, Pennsylvania, a daughter to Nelson and Delores (Douthit) Brown.
She graduated from Sharpsville High School in 1964 and furthered her education at Penn State University Shenango Campus where she obtained an associate degree in business.
Bettie worked in several different vocations throughout her lifetime. She may be best remembered at Zion’s Daily Bread, Holiday Inn in West Middlesex, Mercer County Housing Authority or Packard Electric, to name a few, however, her most important job was being a homemaker for her family.
She was a member of the Temple of Praise Church of God in Christ, Farrell.
In her spare time, she enjoyed playing bingo, going to Mountaineer, decorating her home and hosting her family for dinner with her signature dish, lasagna. She had a giving heart and an endless supply of love for her family.
Survivors include her sons, James Campbell of Farrell and Christopher Brown of Panama Beach, Florida; her grandchildren, James III, Chelsea, JR, Lexie, Ben, Blair Gladys and Josephine; her siblings, Joyce Hughley of Warren, Ohio, Delores Mathews of Campbell, Ohio, Margaret Walker (Glenn) and Cheryl Brockman (Richard Stoutmire), both of Sharon and James Brown of Hubbard, Ohio; her extended family and her fur-pup, Aaliyah.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James E. Jefferson, whom she married April 28, 1996, he died December 12, 2020; daughter, Sonya Booth and siblings, Nelson Brown, Helen Brown and Bobby Brown.
A home going service to celebrate her life will be held on Monday, December 12, 2022, at 11:00 a.m., in the home of Briceland Funeral Service, LLC, 379 State Route 7 SE, Brookfield, OH 44403, where family and friends may call from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
She will be laid to rest in Brookfield Township Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be left for her family at www.bricelandfuneralservice.com.
A television tribute will air Friday, December 9 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing.