Elijah Dewitt Key
Elijah Dewitt Key
  • February 28, 1939 - January 10, 2017
  • Mississippi

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Funeral services for Mr. Elijah Dewitt Key will be held Thursday at 1pm at First Baptist Church of DeKalb. Rev. James Ruffin, Rev. Jimmy Garrard and Rev. Allen Herrington will be officiating. Burial will follow in Shiloh Church Cemetery. Stephens Funeral Home of DeKalb is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Key, 77, of DeKalb, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Patsy Key; children David Dewitt Key and wife Jenny, Tammy Lynn Harris and husband Dean; grandchildren Jennifer Stokes and husband Ben, Mary Grace Key, Emily Harris, Ashley Harris and Halli Harris. Mr. Key is also survived by his great-grandchildren Sam, Ava and Griffin; brother James Key Jr. and sister Gwen Carmichael.
He was preceded in death by his parents James and Lena Key and sister Katherine Milsaps.
Visitation will be held from 11am to 1pm the day of the service at the church.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Mr. Key's name to St. Jude Children Hospital or the charity of your choice.
Friends may sign the online register at www.stephensfuneralsDeKalb.com