Betty Jo Moore was born to Thomas and Minnie Moore on August 6, 1925 in Beeville, Texas. In 1933 Betty"s family moved to a farm south of Canyon. She rode a school bus to attend school in town and graduated from Canyon High School in 1942.
In May of 1945, Betty married Billy Brown. They became the parents of two daughters and one son. Betty"s family also included four grandchildren.
Betty earned her Bachelor of Science degree in 1956 from West Texas State College. She received her Master of Education in Business in 1960 from WTSC.
Betty began her teaching career in 1957 at Happy High School. During the next twenty-five years Betty taught typing, shorthand, accounting and business law at CHS. She served as head of the Business Education Department until her retirement in 1984.
Betty was a life member of the Nation Education Association and Texas State Teachers Association. She also held membership in Delta Kappa Gamma, Zeta Zeta Chapter, an honorary educators association, and in the Texas Business Educators Association which named her as the Texas Business Teachers of the Year in 1984.
Betty Moore Brown died December 6, 1993.