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Betty Close

September 8, 1930 ~ September 25, 2021 (age 91)


     Mrs. Betty Close, age 91, of Valley, Alabama passed away on Saturday, September 25th, 2021 at her residence. She was born on September 8th, 1930 in Greenville, South Carolina.

     She was preceded in death by her husband, Calvin C. Close; son, Brian Close; siblings, Jackie Bolin, Doris Bates, and Joe Cantrell.

     Betty was an avid gardener, who loved to grow her own vegetables and can them. She was also an extremely talented seamstress who made clothes, as well as home furnishings.

     Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, September 29th, 2021 at 2:00 PM (EDT) at the graveside in Johnson Memorial Gardens in Valley. Pastor Gerald Carnes will officiate.

     In lieu of flowers, please donate to Shawmut United Methodist Church, 2301 31st Street, Valley, Alabama 36854 in her memory.

     Please visit Betty’s Memorial Tribute page at to leave a condolence for her family, to share a memory of Betty, or to light a Remembrance Candle in her memory.

     Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley directing.

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Graveside Service
September 29, 2021

2:00 PM
Johnson Memorial Gardens
3700 20th Avenue
Valley, AL 36854

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