Mrs. Betty Ruth Brand

Published 3:45 pm Friday, January 21, 2022

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Mrs. Betty Ruth Brand, age 91, of Lanett passed away on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022, at the Bethany House in Auburn.

Mrs. Brand was born in Randolph County on Dec. 20, 1930, to the late Trent Moon and Paula Ruth Bailey Moon. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Paul Moon.

A 1949 graduate of Five Points High School, she married J.W. Brand on June 3, 1949. She attended Southern Union State Junior College and was retired from West Point Pepperell Fairview Mill.  Her previous work history included Lanett Mill, George H. Lanier Memorial Hospital and Lanett Geriatric Center. Her most recent part-time work experience was performing food and new product demonstrations at local stores.

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She is survived by her daughter, Lisa (Gerry) Smith of Valley; son, Steve (Pam) Brand of Lake Hartwell, Georgia and grandson, Trent Brand of Athens, Georgia.

Graveside services will be held on Monday, Jan. 24, 2022, at 2 p.m. EST at Hillcrest Cemetery, 3202 Country Club Road, Lanett, Alabama 36863. The Reverend Gerald Carnes will be officiating. Mrs. Brand’s family will be receiving friends at the funeral home on Monday from 12:30 p.m. EST until 1:30 p.m. EST.

Please visit her Memorial Tribute page at to leave a kind word for her family, share a memory of Mrs. Brand or to light a remembrance candle in her memory.

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley is directing.