Dorla (Key) Hood, 83, of Burkesville, KY passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN. She was born in Burkesville, KY on Tuesday, December 31, 1935 the daughter of Sellie Vanis and Naomi Webbie (Guthrie) Key.
Dorla was of Baptist faith, a member of Grace Union Baptist Church, and a Kitchen Manager for Cumberland County High School.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Taylor “Spud” Hood (whom she married November 17, 1952), one son, Joe Hood and one brother, Walter P. Key.
SURVIVORS: 1 daughter, Patricia (and Walter) Brown of Livingston, Tennessee, Siblings: Wildon L. Key of Louisville, KY, Nada (Key) Groce and Becky Rush, both of Burkesville, KY, 1 sister-in-law, Carolyn M. Key of Louisville, KY, 1 granddaughter, Dr. Laura Hood, and very special friend, Jimmy Sherfield.
Funeral Service: Sunday, June 9, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home
Burial: Gaines Hill Cemetery in Cumberland County, KY
Visitation: After 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 7, 2019 until the funeral hour on Sunday
In lieu of flowers, contributions are appreciated to Gaines Hill Cemetery, c/o Patricia Brown (112 Jaybird Drive, Livingston, Tennessee 38570).
Norris-New Funeral Home in Burkesville, KY is in charge of arrangements.