Obituary: Ruth Diane Key


Funeral services for Ruth Diane Key, 67, of Anniston, AL were Monday, June 24, 2019 at Hanceville Funeral Home Chapel. Mrs. Key is buried at Mt. Zion Nazarene Cemetery in Blount County, AL.

Mrs. Key is survived by her husband Paul Key of Oxford, AL; son Wesley (Kelly) Key of Bloomington, IN; daughter Amanda (Timothy) Hines of Oxford, AL; mother Ruth Gartman of Green Pond, AL; her grandchildren Carson Key, Cohen Key, Eden Key, Juliana Hines, and two sisters Darlene (Jack) Franklin of McCalla, AL., and Becky (Donnie) Englebert of Green Pond, AL.

Mrs. Key is predeceased by her dad Darrol Mickle; step-dad Bob Gartman; sisters Rhonda Kay Mickle and Anita Birkhimer; nephew Bradley Franklin; and a niece Brooke Franklin. Officiating were Rev. Randall Crotts, Rev. Walton Hedstrom and Rev. John Parker. Pallbearers were Hollis Hitt Jr., Jimmy Hitt, T.C. Bailey, Greg Bailey, Phillip Bailey and Donnie Vinson. Honorary Pallbearers will be ministers of Bible Methodist Congregation of Churches and Ministerial Friends.