Dora Jane (Vannatta) Keys

Born: Tue., Feb. 26, 1924
Died: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018


12:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Fri., Nov. 23, 2018
Location: United Pentecostal Church

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Fri., Nov. 23, 2018
Location: United Pentecostal Church

Print Obituary   Home Page All Obituaries

Music by The Piano Brothers

Dora Jane Keys, 94, went to be with her Lord, on Monday, November 19, 2018.  She was born on February 26, 1924, in Rushville, IN, to John and Elizabeth (Sherwood) Vannatta.

Jane was a homemaker and she worked at the Courtesy Café.  The world lost the sweetest, kindest, and strongest woman.  Through all the heartache and loss of her sons, she has never lost her faith.  She was a member of the United Pentecostal Church in Winchester. 

Dora is survived by her daughter, Patsy Stewart; a daughter in law, Joy Keys; 8 grandchildren, David (girlfriend Beth) Stewart, James Stewart, Cheryl (boyfriend Nathan) Stewart, Chrissy (Jason) Lowry, Stan (Lindsey) Keys,  Kiana (boyfriend Michael) Keys, Kyle Keys, and Phillip Harshman; 24 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Richard Keys; sons, Tim, Rick, Donnie, and Phil Keys; sisters, Gladys DiVilbiss, Dorothy Huddleston, Alta Gilmore, and Iva Anderson; and brothers, James and John Vannatta.

A celebration of Jane’s life will be at 2:00 p.m., on Friday, November 23, 2018, at the United Pentecostal Church, in Winchester, with Pastor Greg Pruett officiating.  Burial will follow at the Bear Creek Cemetery.

Friends and family may call from 12-2 p.m., on Friday at the church.

Walker Funeral Home in Winchester is entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be shared with the family at

Click to send flowers using our local area florist
Direct website to florist ordering, saving on wire fees
View/Sign the Condolence Book

Click the button to generate a printable document containing all condolences submitted

Condolence Booklet

Diana Phillips Kerrigan
   Posted Wed November 21, 2018
Sorry for your loss. Mrs Keys was a wonderful woman and will be greatly missed. Heaven has definitely gained another angel. Love to all and Prayers as well.

marsha anderson
   Posted Thu November 22, 2018
Jane was a great mother in-low and grandma .She was loved by all that know her .She will be missed but she with the Lord and her sons and family what went before her .R.I.P Jane love you