Betty Ruth (Hightower) Brannon
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Betty Ruth (Hightower) Brannon of Conway, Arkansas was granted her angel wings May 23, 2012 surrounded by family and friends recalling wonderful times and how she touched many hearts.
She was born in Marion County, Arkansas on September 22, 1932 to Eugene and Stella Hightower. She graduated Mountain Home High School in 1951 and continued her education by receiving an RN from UALR. She worked in nursing before partnering in a local antique business with her loving cousins Pete and Bobbie Jo Haven in Conway, Arkansas.
Filled with compassion and interest in others, BB made friends easily and remained close to many in the community. She took great pride in decades of work, research and interest in her family genealogy where she composed multi-volume detailed history of her family as far back as the 18th century. She also was an avid reader and a member of the Grace Methodist Church.
Betty is remembered for her strength, love and being a wonderful Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Aunt, Cousin, Wife and friend. She left a loving legacy to anyone she touched.
She is survived by son Pastor Michael Brannon and wife Nancy of Eufaula, OK; daughter Karen Morrell and Bob Luttrell of Marble Falls, TX; daughter Laura Strope and husband Mike of Greenbrier, AR; son Richard Brannon and wife Randi of Bellingham, WA; son James Brannon of Jacksonville, AR; son Joseph Brannon and wife Tanya of Laguna Niguel, CA; sister Sue Knight and husband Bob of Mountain Home, AR; brother Roger Hightower and wife Valarie of Conway, AR; 9 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by son Paul Brannon, and sister Joann Hightower.
A memorial Service will be held on May 26, 2012 at the Roller-McNutt Funeral Home Chapel in Conway at 1:00pm. Burrial will follow on Sunday, May 27, 2012 at the Fairview Cemetery in Flippin, AR at 2:00pm. The Online Guest Book can be signed at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com
Published in Baxter Bulletin on May 26, 2012