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Bette Jane "B. J." Hefner
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Birth: Mar. 29, 1928
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Nov. 13, 2008
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA

Sister of Waity Marie Hefner Hopper, Jim, Tom and Jack Hefner.
Beloved icon and character in the Memphis, TN, GLBT community. Founding member of Holy Trinity United Church of Christ. Life board member of Mid-South Pride. Pioneer in the GLBT community of Memphis, TN. Out and open during the 1960s and 1970s before the advent of GLBT activism. She continued her activism throughout her life and was the ultimate fund raiser in the Memphis GLBT community, contributing to a wide variety of causes. Oldest active member (one of the earliest) of the Mystic Krewe of Aphrodite, a women's service organization founded in the mid 1970s. 
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
 
Created by: Vincent Astor
Record added: Nov 14, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31380827
Bette Jane B. J. Hefner
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Bette Jane B. J. Hefner
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Bette Jane B. J. Hefner
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