McMurtrey Funeral Home

McMurtrey Funeral Home

Friday, January 28, 2022

Ira Thomas Key


Ira Thomas Key, age 79, of Edmonton, passed away Thursday, January 27, 2022 at the Monroe County Medical Center. He was born on April 11, 1942 in Cumberland County, KY to the late Ack and Ester “Perkins” Key

   He worked as an oil and water driller ,farmer, and also worked in Lawn Care Service. He was also a devoted member of the House of Prayer.

   Survivors include, two daughters, Pam Dile (Lonnie) of Edmonton and Chandra Harper (Terry Dile) of Greensburg; Special Nephew, Steven Blythe (Stephanie) of Edmonton; two sisters, Betty Smith (Wood) of Edmonton and Carolyn Taylor (Bee) of Glasgow; one brother Herman Key (Becky) of Glasgow; five grandchildren, Cayce Dile, Coleman(Tara) Dile, Chelsie Dile, Chas Harper, and Travis Harper (Megan); 5 great- grandchildren and 2 special great-nephews also survive.

   In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Elsie Ellen “Blythe” Key and three brothers, Delton, Shelby and Welby Key.

   Funeral services will be Sunday, January 30, 2022, 2:00 P.M. at The House of Prayer, with Bro. Phil Lowery and Bro. Wes Jolly officiating. Burial will follow in the House of Prayer Church Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday, January 29, 2022, 3:00 – 7:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home. On Sunday, December 30 visitation will continue at the House of Prayer from 10 A.M. until service time at 2 P.M.

   In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The House of Prayer Church Cemetery Fund.

1 comment:

Jessie said...

Carolyn, I’m so sorry to hear about your brother. Sending love and prayers to you. Love you my friend.

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