Elizabeth (Betty) A. Brand
Betty A. Brand, 86, of Interlachen, passed away Monday, July 8, 2019, following a brief illness. She was a believer and accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and savior.
Betty was born in Troy, N.Y., and was a resident of Interlachen for 36 years, coming from Wynantskill, N.Y. She loved children and was a member of the foster grandparent program at Ochwilla Elementary School. She was a past member of First Baptist Church of Interlachen and of VFW Post 10164 of Interlachen. She enjoyed spending time with her family, playing Bingo with friends and watching game shows. She was an avid animal lover.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Brand Jr.; her parents, Jack and Eva (Snyder) Minehan; a daughter, Debra Brand-Conors; a sister, Evelyn Shover; and a brother, Jack Minehan.
Surviving are two sons, Charles Brand (Annette) of Wynantskill, N.Y., and Richard Brand (Debbie) of Yulee; two daughters, Christine Mainville of Interlachen and Susan Brand-Cedar (Steve) of Wynanskill, N.Y.; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Services will be private at the family’s convenience.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be sent to S.A.F.E. Pet Rescue, P.O. Box 840215, St. Augustine, FL, 32080.
Messages of encouragement or sympathy may be expressed in her online guestbook at www.themastersfuneralhomes.com.
Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.