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Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Irene Jameson Henderson

 Elizabeth "Betty" Irene Jameson Henderson, 96, of Brasstown, passed away Wednesday March 21, 2018 at Erlanger East Hospital in Chattanooga, Tenn. after a brief illness.

Elizabeth was born Dec. 3, 1921 in Ada, Ohio.

She was quite a novelty, as she was the first girl born in the Jameson family in four generations. She was a loving mother and grandmother. 

She lived in several states before moving to Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. where she raised her family and was a fashion model. In 1982 she moved to Brasstown to start a horse farm and had a love for all animals.

A past choir member of the First United Methodist church of Murphy and a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

She was proceeded in death by her parents Edwin and Hazel Jameson; two brothers, Howard Edwin Jameson and wife, Mary Lee, Charles Raymond Jameson and wife, Isabelle; childhood sweetheart and first true love husband, James Wilson, and husband, James Leon Henderson.

She is survived by a son James Michael Wilson, of Coconut Creek, Fla; two daughters, Linda Witherwax and husband, Michael, of Lake Worth, Fla., Vicki Green and husband, Jerry, of Brasstown; five grandchildren, Terry and Taylor Wilson, Sean Witherwax and wife, Diana, Cody and Corey Green. Beloved nephew, Howard Edwin Jameson Jr., of Indianapolis, Ind. 

The family had a private memorial to celebrate her life.

Special thanks to the staff of Erlanger East Hospital for the loving care they provided to our mother

Clay County Progress

Mailing Address: PO Box 483, Hayesville, NC 28904
Physical Address: 43 Main Street, Hayesville, NC 28904
Phone: 828-389-8431
Fax: 828-389-9997