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Mrs. Maxie Riley Key, Burkesville,, KY (1927-2015)

She was a member of Red Banks United Methodist Church and a homemaker. She was a native of Monroe County, KY and a resident of Cumberland County, KY, at the time of her death. She was the daughter of Rev. McKinley and Cora Blythe Riley, and the widow of James B. Key. She leaves 15 direct living descendants.
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Mrs. Maxie Riley Key, age 88, of Burkesville, KY, passed away on Sunday, September 20, 2015 at the Cumberland County Hospital in Burkesville.

Funeral Services will be conducted on Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 1pmCT, in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY with Bro. Ronnie Pitcock officiating. Burial will be in the Murley Cemetery. The family will receive friends after 4pmCT, on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 until the funeral hour on Thursday.

Mrs. Maxie Riley Key, Cumberland Co., KY (1927-2015)

She was born in Monroe County, Kentucky on Saturday, February 12, 1927, the daughter of Rev. McKinley and Cora Blythe Riley. She died Sunday, September 20, 2015 at the in Burkesville, Cumberland County, KY, at the age of 88 years, seven months, and eight days.

She was a member of Red Banks United Methodist Church and a Homemaker.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James B. Key: her son, Dewayne Key; her brother, Ray Riley; and her brother-in-law, Stanley Bean.

She is survived by the following:
  • Her two sons: Temmie Lee Key of Indianapolis, IN; and Donal Key of Burkesville, KY

  • Her sister, Mary Bean of Burkesville, KY

  • Her four grandchildren: Michael (and Stephanie) Key, Mark (and Danielle) Key, Lonnie (and Kelly) Key, Seth Key

  • Her nine great-grandchildren: Riley, Bailey, Maggie, Finley, Evan, Emma, McKinley, Brady and Wyatt

  • Her special friend: Sister Betty Bryant.

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    Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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Mrs. Maxie Riley Key, Cumberland Co., KY (1927-2015)

2015-09-22 - 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY - Photo from Norris-New Funeral Home.

Mrs. Maxie Riley Key, Cumberland Co., KY (1927-2015)

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