Originally created 11/20/00

Mr. Fred Key



CLEARWATER - Mr. Fred C. Key, 76, of Church Street, died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2000, at his residence.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. today at Woodridge Baptist Church, North Augusta, with the Rev. Ronald Hasty officiating. Burial will be in Hollow Creek Cemetery, Aiken.

Mr. Key, a native of Aiken County, had retired from Clearwater Finishing Plant and was a member of Woodridge Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth Hatcher Franklin Key; a son, Charles Franklin, North Augusta; four daughters, Evelyn Napier, Beech Island, and Myrtle Hammett, Shirley Weatherford and Barbara Smith, all of North Augusta; and 12 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Russell Kelly, William Newton, Jerry Preachers, Aaron Ramsey, John K. Johnson and Marion Smith.

Honorary pallbearers will be deacons of Woodridge Baptist Church.

Friends may call at the residence of Myrtle Hammett, 205 Forest Drive, North Augusta.

Hatcher Funeral Home, Langley, is in charge of arrangements.

The Augusta Chronicle Nov. 20, 2000