Funeral service for Nina Ruth Key, of Branson, was November 27, 2021 at James & Gahr Mortuary Chapel, Salem, with John Hedrick officiating.

Interment was in the Boss Cemetery.

Mrs. Key was born February 13, 1928 in Max to Richmond and Alma (Camden) Adams. She married Merlyn Leon Key Sr. April 2, 1952. They raised five children. Mrs. Key died November 22, 2021 at the age of 93 years.

Survivors include her children, Merlyn Key; Deborah Hedrick and husband, Jay; Rick Key and wife, Mary, all of Branson; daughters-in-law, Marci Key, St. Peters; and Rhonda Orney, Fort Worth, Texas; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, extended family and friends.

Preceding her in death were her parents; husband; and sons, Larry and Philip Key.