Skip to content

OBIT: Mrs. Linda Key Gregory

Mrs. Linda Key Gregory

Ms. Linda Key Gregory of Carthage and a longtime resident of the Elmwood Community died at the age of 70 at 4:06 p.m. Wednesday afternoon June 19, 2019 at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center where she had been hospitalized since June 4th.

Her pastor, Bro. Wallace Caldwell, officiated at the funeral services which were conducted from the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home on Saturday morning June 22nd. Following the 11 a.m. services burial was in the Key family plot at the Mt. Zion Cemetery in the Sullivans Bend Community.

The youngest child and only daughter of five children of the late Willie Key who died in Indiana in 1991 and Mary Lizzie Grisham Key who died at the age of 85 on January 1, 2000, she was born Linda Paulette Key in Carthage on October 17, 1948 and was reared in the Jonesborough Community in Sullivans Bend.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Raybon Alton Key Sr. who died June 4, 2013 at the age of 73, Paul Key who died as an infant in 1942 and Billy Doyle Key who died September 1, 1997 at the age of 59.

Ms. Gregory first worked at the former Carthage Shirt Corporation and before retirement was employed as a Nurse Tech at the former Smith County Health Care Center in Carthage.

Ms. Gregory was a member of the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in the Sullivans Bend Community.

Surviving are two sons, Curtis Gregory and Adam Gregory both of Carthage; brother, Carroll “Jonah” Key of Carthage; three grandchildren, Alexis Gregory, Kennedie Gregory and Gabriella Gregory; half-sisters, Donna Ephault, Faye Wright and Helen Goodman.


Sanderson of Carthage