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Bettie Jean Whitaker

April 25, 1935 — October 1, 2023


Betty Jean Key Whitaker, born April 25, 1935, went home to be with Jesus October 1, 2023.

Betty is survived by her son David Whitaker (Vickie); daughter Deborah Whitaker; granddaughters April Smith (Philip) and Nicole Carone (Jonathan); great grandchildren Lauren and Aaron Smith, and Olivia and Owen Carone. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Betty is proceeded in death by her husband Harry; granddaughter Sherry Goins Bray; her parents Jasper and Cora Key; siblings Lawrence, Clarence, Davis, Paul, Mildred, Bernice, Mary Ruth, and Hettie Lee.

Betty was an active member of New Salem United Methodist Church for over 50 years.  Her favorite hobbies were crocheting and playing cards with friends and family. Betty grew up in Surry County and loved sharing stories of her life and her family. She had a remedy for every ailment and stories to tell for every occasion. She loved the Lord and shared that love with others through her words and actions. She also loved her friends and family very much. 

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Mayberry4Paws dog rescue. 

Checks can be mailed to:
Mayberry 4 Paws
210 Country Club Road
Mount Airy, NC 27030

A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday October 7, 2023 at New Salem United Methodist Church located at 623 New Salem Rd in Randleman, NC. Receiving/visitation will be at 2:30 pm in the sanctuary followed by the service at 3:00 pm. Following the service, we will meet in the fellowship hall for more fellowship and food. 

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