Honorable Betty Lou McKenna
Recorder of Deeds
(302) 744 - 2314 / Fax: (302) 736 - 2035
To continue serving all Kent County citizens in a professional and efficient manner, utilizing my knowledge, integrity, honesty, dedication and fairness. Continue to carry the Deeds Office forward using today's resources and technology to always improve our quality of service.
Formerly, Betty Lou Darling, a lifelong resident of Kent County Delaware and graduate of Caesar Rodney High School. A widow of the late John T. McKenna, Levy Court Commissioner for 24 years. Betty Lou worked for the State of Delaware, Office of the Family Court in and for Kent County for over 7 years, Recorder of Deeds and Board of Assessment for a year and Levy Court office for 20 years. Retired from Kent County in 1991, worked for a local attorney doing county work only, the City of Harrington for more than 7 years as the Clerk of the Council and returned to Kent County after being elected Recorder of Deeds in 2003. Betty Lou is a member of many community organizations and participates in several volunteer projects.