West End, NC
Idelle Key Evans, age 79, died Sunday at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday at Lamm's Grove Primitive Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery concluding with a dove release.
A native of Moore County she was the daughter of the late John Henry Willard and Anna Belle Hannon Willard. She worked for Quality Mills as a machine operator, a cashier for Harris Teeter and currently as a volunteer with the Bargain Box. She was preceded in death by her husband, Oliver W. Key and daughters, Sharon Key and Betty Clapp.
She is survived by her daughter, Diane Patterson of West End and a son, Henry Key & wife, Wendy of West End; a sister, Eljene Copeland of West End; grandchildren, Alan, Dennis, Idelle & Josh and great-grandchildren, Autumn, Crissy, Hunter, Ben, Dayton, Lexy and Niya .
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM on Wednesday at Fry & Prickett Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Relay for Life at RelayForLife.org/Moore
Online condolences may be made at www.PinesFunerals.com.

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  1. Dear Diane and Henry,
    Your mother was a kind and gentle lady. She was my mother’s best friend and I will remember her dearly (as I often reminesce about all of us growing up together in "the Good Ole Days").
    I know you will miss her, b

  2. We are sorry for the loss of your loved one, Mrs. Evans.
    Our thoughts and our prayers will continue for you and your family as you continue your Journey of Grief and the Lord will give you the strength needed to continue.
    God’s Peace,

  3. The passing of your loved one Idelle is one of the most devastating experiences your family can face, and at times, the loss may seem unbearable. However, finding ways to express my deepest sympathies to your family is most difficult. Furthermore, your fa

  4. I’m gratefull for all of the support from everyone during this difficult time. Momma would have been so proud to have the turnout of friends and family for her passing.

  5. "As long as we live and remember, our loved ones live within our hearts". Idelle was a wonderful, kind lady. She and my Mother {Lillie Dunlap}were the best of friends. Our prayers are with all the family.

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