Jo Key, 73, of Van Buren passed away Thursday, April 3, 2014, at a local hospital. She was a retired nurses’ assistant at Sparks Regional Medical Center after more than 30 years. She was preceded in death by one son, Ronald Kye; both her parents, Charles Henry & Gracie Ellen (Swadley) Howard; one sister and four brothers.

Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Ocker Memorial Chapel in Van Buren.

She is survived by her husband, Larry Key of the home; two daughters, Glenda Myers of Fayetteville and Jo Ellen Kye of Conway; one son, Charles Kye of St. Louis, Mo.; three grandchildren, Crystal Gray, Amber Milward and Charles Kye II; a special grandson, Marty Leakey; and five great-grandchildren.

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