Betty Jean Key

May 8, 1939April 25, 2021

KEY, Betty Jean, 81, of Ashland, went to be with The Lord on Sunday, April 25, 2021.

Betty loved gardening and growing flowers. She enjoyed spending time with her cats, Damion and Isabell; and her dogs, Matilda and Gracie. Being a Nana was her favorite role.

She is survived by her children, Earl Key (Sheri) and Sharon Coover; grandchildren, Amanda, Elizabeth, Lindsey, and Courtney; and great-grandchildren, Julia, Cameron, and Preston.

A graveside service will take place at 10am on Monday, May 3, 2021, at Westhampton Memorial Park, 10000 Patterson Ave., Richmond, VA 23238.


  • Graveside Service

    Monday, May 3, 2021


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Melanie Epperson

April 29, 2021

Betty Jean had such a loving and kind nature. She embraced people and animals with unconditional love and patience. Her role as "Nana," definitely was her supreme joy and it showed at every family gathering.

She was the grandmother everyone wanted, and was a blessing to those loved by her.