Key was born Dec. 27, 1943, in Winston County to Mancil Cooper and Jewell Spain Cooper. She passed away Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at her residence.
She was a member of Sunlight Baptist Church in Walker County.
Key was preceded in death by her parents; and one son, Scott Key.
She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Jackie Key of Danville; three daughters, Rita (Marty) Barrentine of Samantha, Sue (Harden) Hoy of Danville and Rhonda (Lavar) Marks of Double Springs; seven grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of the Valley.
Hartselle Heritage Funeral Home, Hartselle; 256-751-1806