Mrs. Betty Jean Crane Stowe, age 73 of Ringgold, GA passed away Tuesday, September 15, 2009 at her residence. Mrs. Stowe was born in Jamestown, AL on June 28, 1936, daughter of the late Arthur Crane and Flora Hestor Crane. She was a member of the New Hope Pentecostal Church and was a homemaker.

 Mrs. Stowe was preceded in death by her husband, Frank “Bud” Stowe. Mrs. Stowe is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Terry and Debbie Stowe of Calhoun; daughters and sons-in-law. Rita and Larry Pickard and Lecia and Red Bethune of LaFayette, Donna and Bob Bellomy of Graysville, and Tina Smolik of Ringgold; 12 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

 Funeral Services for Mrs. Stowe will be held Friday, September 18, 2009 at 2:00 P.M. in the chapel of the Mason Funeral Home with Bro. Larry Morrison officiating. Interment will follow in the Old Trion Cemetery.

 Pallbearers will be Robert Bellomy, Michael Bethune, Randall Stowe, Chris Stowe, Jeremy Pickard and Joshua Pickard.

Mrs. Stowe will be in state at the Mason Funeral Home where the family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6 until 8 P.M. To sign the guestbook, go on-line to