Jessie B. Key, 88, of Murray, died Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010, at 2:45 p.m. at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital.
Born June 23, 1922 in McCracken County to the late James E. and Nancy Jane Crick Chapman, she was a member of the Kirksey United Methodist Church, was an employee at Lerman's Department Store and was a homemaker.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Palmer Key on June 16, 1976; one son, Gary Key; one great-grandson; five sisters, Opha Culver, Naomi Cain, Hazel Cain, Verlene Wilkerson and Imogene Cope; and two brothers, James Chapman and Lennis "Doc" Chapman.
She is survived by one daughter, Judy Cunningham and husband, Danny; one son, Jerry Key; one daughter-in-law, Faye Key, all of Murray; six grandchildren, Deana Chadwick and husband, Rick, Dana Prescott and husband, Mark, Denese King and husband, Brad, and Jayson Key, all of Murray, Debbie Dameron and husband, Kim of Oxford, Miss., and Lee Ann Fox and friend, Rick Eorders of Calvert City; three great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Friday, Oct. 22, 2010, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home with Tim Palmer officiating. Burial will follow in the Murray Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010, from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101.
Online condolences can be left at www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are handled by the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home.
Friday, October 22nd, 2010 2:00pm, J H Churchill Funeral Home
Murray Memorial Gardens