Betty Ruth Keene Brown, 85, of Homeland, passed away Thursday, December 24, 2020 in St. Marys, GA. She was born September 4, 1935 in Hilliard, FL to the late Theodore Keene and Nellie Bell Knight Keene. She was a homemaker and a member of Crossroads Pentecostal Church in Kingsland, GA.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a husband, Sigmund Ciepielak; a grandson, Jarrod Brannan; two brothers, Stanley Keene and Burl Keene; and two sisters, Greada Rudd and Mary Bell Wyman.
She is survived by her husband, William D. Brown; children, Glynn Richard (Angela) Lloyd Jr., Ronald W. (Joanne) Lloyd, John W. (Jo Ann) Lloyd and Brenda (Larry) Brannan; a sister, Nell Lang; eight grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
A graveside service was held Tuesday, December 29 in Homeland Cemetery with Rev. Mike Maddox officiating. The family received friends an hour prior to the service at the cemetery.
Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www.shepardfh.com. Arrangements were under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home in Folkston.