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The Mt. Vernon Signal; Thursday, March 25, 2004

Ella Maude Key


Ella Maude Key, 85, of Cape Coral, FL, formerly of Dayton, Ohio, died Saturday, March 20, 2004. She was born in Rockcastle County to Clell and Georgia Mason Cottongim, attended Mt. Vernon High School and was a member of the First Baptist Church in West Carrollton, OH.


Survivors are one daughter, Mary Ann Hale Rife of West Carrollton; three sons, Paul Michael Key (Carolyn) of Cape Coral, FL., Gerald Lee Key of Dayton, OH and Samuel Doyle Key (JoAnn) of Springboro, OH; one brother, Howard Miller (Stella) of Berea; a sister, Mayme Reed of Tuckerman, Arkansas; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren.


Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by two husband, Richard "Red" Cope and Samuel Paul Key; three sisters, Della Mae Graham, Margie Powell and Nina Townsend and two brothers, John Edward Miller, Jr. and Orville Kenneth Miller.


Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 24 in Dayton, OH with burial in the Dayton Memorial Park Cemetery.