AAFA #0612





Memphis, Shelby Co., TN—Thursday, 7 June 2007


            Betty Jane Key, 80, of Memphis died Friday June 1, 2007 at the Methodist University Hospital. She was born May 15, 1927 in Kansas City, Missouri the daughter of the late Franklin S. and Della A. Carpenter Key.

            She was formerly employed with Memphis Title Company. She was a member of numerous Genealogical Associations in Virginia, Arkansas, Mississippi and Missouri and was a Matriarch of the First Block of North Auburdale.

            Betty is survived by a brother and sister-in-law, Philip D. and Carolyn Key of St. Louis, Missouri; a grandson in heart, Brian Phebus of Memphis; a neighbor, Ray; and several nieces and nephews.

            Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Saturday at the Heath Colonial Chapel.... Burial will follow in Linwood Cemetery....


AAFA NOTES: SSDI records confirm the birth and death dates of Betty J. Key (SS #430-36-8563 issued in AR)

            Betty’s earliest Alford ancestor is her great-great-grandmother Elizabeth Alford, 1764 VA, who married William Waller Key on 20 Dec 1790.

            Betty’s Alford lineage: Elizabeth 1764 VA5, William 1734 VA6, John 1696 MD7.