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Betty Brock Kay

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Betty Brock Kay


Betty Brock Kay, 83, wife of Joseph Franklin Kay, passed away Thursday, August 7, 2014 at Greenville Memorial Hospital.

Born in Greenville, a daughter of the late Raymond and Lillie Mae Fletcher Brock, Betty was a graduate of Parker High School and went on to work at Southern Bell, where she held positions as an operator and training supervisor. She finished her career in the business office as a customer representative, after over thirty years of service, in 1983. Betty was a world traveler; her favorite place she visited was France/Europe. She enjoyed quilting, crossword puzzles, and game shows, especially Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy. She was a member of McKissick Memorial Methodist Church until its merger and has been a member of Arial United Methodist Church since. She was also a member of the Pioneers of America and the McKissick Quilting Club.

Surviving, in addition to her husband of fifty-two years, are a son, Stephen Kay (Tammy); two sisters, Elsie Phillips and Mildred Chapman; four grandchildren, Alex Kay (Carla), Justin Kay (Barbie), Stephen Kay and Leona Gaskill (Vernon); and nine great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a son, Joseph B. Kay; two brothers, Charles and Todd Brock; and an infant sister, Margaret Elizabeth Brock.

Funeral services will be 3:00 P.M. Sunday, August 10, 2014 in the chapel of Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown. Burial will follow in Graceland West Cemetery, Greenville.

A visitation will be from 1:30 P.M. until 2:45 P.M. Sunday, prior to the service at Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown.

The family is at the home of Mrs. Kay's grandson, Alex Kay.

Condolences may be expressed online at www.robinsonfuneralhomes.com or in person at Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown, which is assisting the family.

Published in The Greenville News on Aug. 9, 2014
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