June 15, 1944 - January 29, 2019
Betty Jane Dixon Brown, 74, departed this life on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at Montefiore Hospital in Bronx, New York. Betty was born on June 15, 1944 in Moultrie, Georgia. She was the second child of the late Lois and Joe Dixon, Jr. Betty was raised by her paternal grandparents, the late Josie Mae and Joe Dixon, Sr. Betty was educated in the Colquitt County Schools, Moultrie, Georgia. She graduated from William Bryant High School in 1963. Betty was an active member of Triumph Church and Kingdom of God in Christ, where she taught Sunday school. Shortly after graduation she left Moultrie and moved to New York. She was first employed by Fortuna Foundation where she worked for several years. Betty then became one of the first African Americans to become employed by Hallmark Greeting Card Corporation, where she worked for many years. She worked briefly for the NYC Housing Preservation & Development Corporation. Betty was married to James C. Brown on July 25, 1965. They were married for over 50 years. Betty and James were blessed with a son, Trevor Brown in 1974. Betty is survived by her husband, James C. Brown of Bronx, New York, son, Trevor (Cicely), of Sumter, SC, her sister Annie Grace Brown, of Bronx, NY, her sister Jacqueline Robinson, of Fayetteville, NC, her sister Regina Dixon, of Winter Haven, Florida, her brother Herman Dixon, of Cocoa, Florida, her brother Kenneth Dixon of Phoenix City, Alabama, and her brother Gregory Dixon of Woodbridge, New Jersey. In addition, she is survived by a grandson Zion, a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. She is preceded in death by her mother, Lois Dixon, father, Joe Dixon, sister, Geraldine Dixon, Brother Wallace Dixon, Brother Ralph Dixon, Brother, and Brother in law, Herbert Brown.
Betty Jane Dixon Brown, 74, departed this life on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at Montefiore Hospital in Bronx, New York. Betty was born on June 15, 1944 in Moultrie, Georgia. She was the second child of the late Lois and Joe Dixon, Jr. Betty... View Obituary & Service Information
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