Betty Key Flanagan

October 19, 1927 ~ November 19, 2018 (age 91)

Betty Key Flanagan, a former resident of Lake City, Florida and Headland, Alabama, died Monday, November 19, 2018, in Westside Terrace in Dothan, Alabama.  She was 91.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. (CST), Saturday, November 24, 2018, in the Holman-Headland Mortuary Chapel with family members officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:30 until 11:00 A.M. Saturday at the mortuary. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 A.M. (EST), Monday, November 26, 2018, in the Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens in Lake City, Florida with Dr. Mike Tatum officiating. Gateway-Forest Lawn Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of arrangements in Lake City.

            Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to Gideons International, PO Box 140800, Nashville, TN 37214-0800.

            A native of Shreveport, LA, Mrs. Flanagan was the daughter of the late William B. and Lucille S. Key. She attended Byrd High School, Shreveport, Texas State College for Women, Denton, TX, and Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, where she was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority. In 1947 she married Emory R. Flanagan. Mrs. Flanagan worked 20 years for the Columbia County School System before retiring in 1987. She was a lifelong member of the Methodist Church. Mrs. Flanagan was active in United Methodist Women, Grace Circle, the Edward Rutledge Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution (past regent) and she served on the board of Community Concerts of Lake City. She was predeceased by her husband of 54 years, Emory Flanagan, and her son, William E. (Bill) Flanagan.

            Mrs. Flanagan is survived by a daughter, Katherine Martin (Bobby), Headland, AL; a son, John Patrick Flanagan (Brenda), Lake City, FL; a brother, William Kirk Key, Pineville, LA; nine grandchildren, Brian Martin (Lisa), Patrick Martin (Audrey), Rebecca Burton (Scott), Rachel Anderson (Peter), Tyler Flanagan, Kelli Saunders, Brent Flanagan, Keith Holloway (Kelly), and Adam Holloway (Ashley); numerous great-grandchildren; several special nieces and nephews.


HOLMAN-HEADLAND MORTUARY & CREMATIONS IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS. Phone 334-693-3371. You may sign a guest register at  Local arrangements are under the direction of GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME, 3596 S US Hwy 441, Lake City, FL 32025.  Condolences may also be made to the family by visiting 

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