Obit: Betty Jean Keefe

Obit: Betty Jean Keefe

May 15th, 2019 in Obituaries
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Betty Jean Keefe, 90, daughter of the late William Eli and Lucy Scott Smith passed Sunday, May 12, 2019. Betty was a lifelong resident of the area; she was of the Baptist faith. Ms. Keefe worked in the Central High School cafeteria for 27 years. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Jefferson Smith, Jr.; brother Ralph Smith; sister, Lennis Tunisen; son Teddy Wayne Smith. Survivors include her daughter, Ann (Rick) Payne of Harrison; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends Friday, May 17, 2019, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Turner Funeral Home, Webb Road @ Hwy 58. The service will be held Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 10 a.m. in the Chapel of Turner Funeral Home with Pastor John Jones officiating. Betty will be laid to rest next to her husband Thomas Jefferson Smith, Jr. in Harrison Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, you may make donations to: Avalon Hospice, 1301 Riverfront Pkwy Ste 107, Chattanooga, TN 37402.