Betty A. King

October 5, 1927September 8, 2018

Betty A. (Kelly) King passed away peacefully on September 8, 2018. Betty was born on October 5, 1927 in Clay County, MO to Alvin R. Kelly and Mae E. (Vaughn) Kelly. She graduated from North Kansas City High School in 1945 and married Clifford R. King on November 3, 1945. Clifford passed away November 30, 2005; they were married 60 years. Betty was also preceded by her parents and one sister, Lila Squire.

Clifford and Betty had one son, Wendall R. (Pamela) King of Independence, MO, and two grandchildren, Jesse (Karen) King of Roeland Park, KS; their children, Levi, Wyatt and Macy, and Jamie King (Jude) Croyle of Blaine, MN; and their children, Brynja, Lars and Torben.

Betty was in Beta Sigma Phi Sorority from October 1963 to present. She retired from TRW Automotive in 1989. She was a member of the Red Cross and a Certified Member of her Neighbor Crime Watch. Betty loved fishing, gardening, canning and many crafts. She will be missed by her friends and family.

Funeral Services will be 11 AM Monday September 17, 2018 at White Chapel Funeral Home. Visitation will be one hour prior at the funeral home.


  • Alvin R. Kelly, Father
  • Mae E. Vaughn, Mother
  • Clifford R. King, Husband
  • Lila Squire, Sister
  • Wendall R. (Pamela) King, Son
  • Jesse (Karen) King, Grandchild
  • Levi, Wyatt and Macy, Great Grandchildren
  • Jamie King (Jude) Croyle, Grandchild
  • Brynja, Lars and Torben, Great Grandchildren

  • Jesse King
  • Jamie (King) Croyle
  • Jude Croyle
  • Roger Lowe
  • Rex Oldham
  • Levi Williams


  • Visitation Monday, September 17, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, September 17, 2018

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