Shirley Marie Key

04/14/1937 - 05/17/2023


Obituary For Shirley Marie Key

Shirley Marie Godfrey Key, born on April 14th, 1937 in Buncombe County, NC, passed away on May 17th, 2023 at the age of 86 in Henderson County, NC. Shirley worked at C.P. Clare for many years before becoming a dedicated housewife. Her interests included helping her husband with their auction business.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Dewey and Althea Carr Godfrey, husband, Johnny David Key of 54 years, as well as her brothers, Tom Godfrey, Bud Godfrey, and Johnny Godfrey.

Shirley is survived by her son, James David Key, her granddaughter, Teela Mare Key, and her great-grandchildren, Jaxon and Kayleigh. She is also survived by her brothers, Bill Godfrey and wife Ruby, and Dean Godfrey and wife Jean, and a number of nieces and nephews.

Services for Shirley will be held at Bible 2001 Baptist Church, located at 218 Ridge Rd. Dana, NC at 2:00 PM on June 17th, 2023. Rev. Bill Brackett will be officiating the ceremony.

Shirley will always be remembered for her kind heart and willingness to help others. She will be deeply missed by all those who knew and loved her.

Flowers are appreciated or you may make a memorial donation in her name to the charity of your choice.

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