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Betty Jane Key
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Birth: May 15, 1927
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jun. 1, 2007
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA

Daughter of Franklin S. Key and Della Augusta Carpenter Key. Sister of Rudolph, Galen Richard, Jason Eugene and Philip Duane Key. Betty resided and worked in Memphis, TN for most of her adult life. She retired from Memphis Title Company in 1992 after many years of service to that organization. An avid genealogy enthusiast, Betty tracked the Key family back to the early 1700s in Virginia, later to Tennessee and ultimately Arkansas and Missouri. The Carpenter family (Zimmermann in Germany) back to early Pennsylvania then south into Virginia, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi and ultimately Arkansas.

Betty was listed in 2,000 Notable American Women in the second issue 1990. She also published many articles in States of Virginia, Tennessee, Missouri, Arkansas and Tippah County Mississippi, Genealogical publications. (bio by: Phil Key) 
 
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 Parents:
  Franklin Sevier Key (1898 - 1976)
  Della Augusta Carpenter Key Bridges (1908 - 1996)
 
 Siblings:
  Betty Jane Key (1927 - 2007)
  Rudolph Key (1929 - 1929)*
  Galen Richard Key (1932 - 1985)*
  Jason Eugene Key (1936 - 1999)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Forever in Her Thoughts
Her Family and Her Animals
 
Note: Daughter of Franklin S. & Della A. Carpenter Key
 
Burial:
Linwood Cemetery
Paragould
Greene County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: The Golden Rule
Record added: Dec 28, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 46086226
Betty Jane Key
Added by: Phil Key
 
Betty Jane Key
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