Ms. Betty Brown Croker, age 76, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, January 2, 2012. She was preceded in death by her son, Joseph William Croker; parents, James W. and Lemma Etheridge Brown; sister, Mildred Barnett; and brothers, J. T. Brown and Douglas Brown. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Jayne and Wilson Shirley, Dacula, GA; son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Christine Croker, Buford, GA; grandchildren, Scott Shirley, Brett and Ashley Croker, Matthew Shirley, Chris and Brittany Croker Peevy, Joseph and Erin Shirley Caufman and Victoria Boodoian; two great grandchildren, Abram Michael Peevy and Elijah Raburn Peevy; sisters and brother-in-law, Nuel Brown Melton, Buford, GA and Margaret and Bobby Sams, Charleston, SC; brothers and sisters-in-law, Herman and Travis Brown, Buford, GA and Rennis and Janice Brown, Buford, GA; sister-in-law, Ruth Allen Brown, Lawrenceville, GA; brother-in-law, Logan Barnett, Buford, GA; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Ms. Croker was born July 7, 1935 in Buford, GA. She was a 1951 graduate of Dacula High School in Dacula, GA. She was a retired realtor. She was a member of Ivy Creek Baptist Church in Buford, GA. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Ivy Creek Baptist Church in Buford, GA with Dr. Jim Ferguson and Rev. Craig Dale officiating. Interment will follow at Ivy Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Buford, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. and from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Thursday morning from 9:45 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Ivy Creek Baptist Church Building Fund, 2500 Ivy Creek Road, Buford, GA 30519 in memory of Betty Brown Croker. To express condolences, please sign our online guest book at Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133.