Betsy M. Brown
Betsy "The Barber" Brown
Betsy Mae (Trent) Brown, passed away peacefully surrounded by family January 4, 2020.
Funeral Services will be 10 AM Friday Jan. 10, 2020 at Todd Funeral Centre with Rev. Gary Jordan officiating. Burial will follow at Rushville's East Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-8 PM Thursday, Jan. 9th at the funeral home.
She was born Aug. 11, 1938 in Russellville, KY, to the late John T. and Estelle (Hulsey) Trent. Betsy married David C. Brown. Married July 12, 1997 and he preceded her in death Aug. 21, 2016.
Betsy was well known in the community as "Betsy the Barber". She became a barber in 1966 and open Betsy's Barbershop in the early 70s. She loved cutting hair, antiquing, working in her flower gardens, going to flea market's, traveling and had a passion for dancing! She will be remembered for her beautiful kind heart. She would help any person or animal in need.
Betsy will be loved by her sons, Richard D. Peterson, Chill W.(Cheryl) Elmore and John S. Bone; daughter, Susan L. (Scott) Tebbe; two brothers, John (Sharon) Trent, Jr, and Robert (Debbie) Trent.
She had a great love for her grandchildren, Brandon Rose, Brian (Sonia) Rose, Blaine (Jillian) Tebbe, Cameron (Esme) Tebbe, Andrew Peterson, Sarah Peterson, Emma Elmore, Evan Elmore, Joshua (Promise) Bone, Paige Bone, Shelby Bone, Marci Ping, Trent (Amanda) Davis and 15 great grandchildren.
In addition to her husband David, preceding her in death are two children Michael Bone and Joni Davis, one sister Peggy Puckett and one brother Donald Trent.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society PO Box 22718 Oklahoma, OK 73123. Please light a candle or express your condolences online at
Published on January 6, 2020


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Terry Jenkins
Jan 12, 2020
Dick, my sincere condolences to you and the family. Betsy will be missed and thought of by many. I sure remember her cutting my hair for years. May the Lord console you and the family in his loving arms.
Vicky Pyles
Jan 11, 2020
I just saw this. I am truly sorry for your loss. Betsy was a great lady. She was always so nice & beautiful inside & out. I know she will be missed by a lot of people. I met her when we were neighbors on Willow Street. Chill was in high school. God Bless All of You
Iva Hartwell
Jan 09, 2020
Betsy was one of the most kind, sweet, and genuine people I've known. My prayers and sympathy go out to the family.
Bonita Farthing
Jan 07, 2020
Such a sweet lady and a good christian. Will be missed by many. May God be with Susan and family at this time.
Renea (Ronni) Peacock/Wood
Jan 07, 2020
I'm so sorry to hear this. Betsy was a beautiful person inside and out and will be missed so much. Prayers for the family.
Jan 06, 2020
Mary Jane Stevens
Jan 06, 2020
Sending love and prayers to the family and friends of Betsy. RIP Betsy. You are loved by so many people. You will be greatly missed ❤️