Fannie Lou Jones Keys, 88, of 375 Serpentine Dr., Spartanburg, SC and formerly of 522 E. Abington Way, Spartanburg, SC passed on Thursday, October 25, 2018 in Magnolia Manor Spartanburg. A native of Smith County, MS, she was the widow of Ather Keys, Sr. and daughter of the late Dan Jones and the late Mary McNair (Ether) Jaynes. She was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church. She was also a graduate of Alcorn State University and was self-employed as a beautician. Mrs. Keys was a member of the OES Lakeview Chapter #65 in Sandusky, OH. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, J. D. Jones and one sister, Lovie Wendell. Those who remain to cherish her loving memory include one son, Ather (Ellainna) Keys, Jr. of Overland Park, KS; two daughters, Bonnie Carter of Sandusky, OH and Gloria Keys Winston of Spartanburg, SC; one granddaughter reared in the home, Kisha (Troi) Williams; thirteen grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one brother, Dan (Linda) Jones of Houston, TX; four sisters, Essie Goree of Sandusky, OH, Alberta (Loyed) Talley of Cleveland, OH, Mary Turner of McGee, MS and Loretta (Ivy) Duckworth of Mt. Olive, MS; an adopted daughter and caregiver, Garlee Griffin of Spartanburg, SC; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Public viewing will be held 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at Community Mortuary Chapel in Spartanburg.. Funeral services will be held at Porters Memorial CME Church in Sandusky, OH on Saturday, November 3, 2018 with burial in Oakland Cemetery. Local arrangements are with Community Mortuary, Inc., 102 Marion Avenue, Spartanburg, SC.
Ceremony Location Porters Memorial CME Church 1722 3rd Street Sandusky, OH 44870
Burial Location Oakland Cemetery 2917 Milan Road Sandusky, OH 44870