Dorthy Oleta Key


August 5, 1918 — August 30, 2018

Dorthy Oleta Key, 100, of Carbon Hill, passed away on Thursday, August 30, 2018, at Walker Rehabilitation Center.

Family will be receiving friends on Tuesday, September 4, 2018, from 12 until 2 p.m., at Kilgore-Green Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, September 4, 2018, at 2 p.m. in the Kilgore-Green Chapel, with burial at Walker Memory Gardens. Bro. Scott McCullar will officiate.

She was a devoted and faithful wife and mother at the age of 100. She still loved to read her bible and Sunday school book. She was a person of high morals “old fashion” values. She believed in God, family, and country and everything else came next. She loved her church and the people. She loved the people at Lakewood # 2 assisted living and we owe the people at Lakewood a great big thank you for all that you have done for Mother the last two years of her life.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Key; parents, Elmer Norris and Clara Elizabeth Parnell Norris; brothers, Raymond Norris and Allen Norris (Virginia); sisters, Pamela Aldridge (J.B.), Billie Manning (J.D.), Noble Box (Kits), and Opal Estes (James).

She is survived by her sons, Douglas Key (Cecelia), Randy Key (Glenda), and Steve Key (Carolyn); grandchildren, Kim, Amy, Kelly, Katrina, Randall, and Adam; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Friends may sign the guest register at

Kilgore-Green Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-9503