On October 18, 1924, Lenora Amos was born in Copiah County, Mississippi to parents Leah Arnold and Frank Amos. She was the ninth child born to the couple. On September 30, 1942 in Lincoln County, Mississippi, Lenora married Willie Ivy Robinson, son of Narsis Bailey and Thornton Edgar Robinson. To this union was born Willie Edgar Lee Robinson. Lenora later married Major Scott Keys, son of Earler L. Scott and Anderson Keys. Lenora and Major Scott were the parents of Charlie Edward Keys. Lenora was also the mother of Mary Celene Byrd, daughter of Curtis Bacot. Lenora died on April 16, 1969, in Picayune, Pearl River County, Mississippi.