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Betty Jean (Franz) Moore 81, of Jeffersonville, IN died peacefully on Sunday, August 27, 2017. She had the love and support of her family, friends, and Hosparus throughout her battle with cancer.
Betty was born on November 9, 1935 to the late William and Doris Franz. She was a co-owner of John W. Moore Jewelers until her retirement in 1997. Betty became a certified gemologist through Gemological Institute of America. She was the first female president of the Kentucky Jewelers Association and also held the executive secretary position. After her retirement, she enjoyed working at the Ken Ellis Senior Center as the recreation leader.
Betty is survived by her children, Sherrie Graham-Greene and Richard Graham; grandchildren, Mara (Clay) McDonald, April Greene, and Ashley Graham; stepchildren, Debbie (Austin) Grimes, John (Linda) Moore, Connie (Jeff) Miller, and Tim (Karen) Moore; her brother, William Franz; her 10 step grandchildren and numerous step great-grandchildren.
A celebration of life will be held from 6 - 9 p.m. on Thursday, August 31 at her home. Please contact Ricard Graham at 703-909-3973 for more details. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in her name to Hosparus, P.O. Box 35425, Louisville, KY 40232.
Published on August 29, 2017
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