Elizabeth H. Key

  • Born: July 11, 1927
  • Died: October 10, 2019
  • Location: Owensboro, Kentucky

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303

Tel. (270) 683-1505

Tribute & Message From The Family


Elizabeth H. Key, 92, of Owensboro, passed away October 10, 2019, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born July 11, 1927 in Furth, Germany, to the late Heinrich and Anna Hohlein. Elizabeth was of a believer in Jesus Christ and a member of Bellevue Baptist Church. She met her husband, James Key, while she was working as a nurse at the American Army Hospital in Nuremberg, Germany after World War II. She was a devoted wife to him for 60 years before he passed away in 2007. Elizabeth was a hard-worker who loved The Lord, her family, life, and the grand-dogs.

She is survived by her daughter, Barbara Key; son, David (Vicky) Key; grandchildren, Nathaniel (Erin) Key, Anna Key, Andrew (Trista) Key, Marcus Key, Terri (Noah) Fritchley, and Samantha (Joseph) Sheehan; great-grandchildren, Cierra and Lana Key and Jacob and Finley Sheehan; and several cousins.

The funeral service will be 3pm Sunday at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. Burial will follow at Rosehill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12pm until 3pm Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may take the form of donations to Bellevue Baptist Church, 4950 Highway 56, Owensboro, KY 42301; or the Daviess County Humane Society, 3101 W 2nd Street, Owensboro, KY 42301.