Annie Corine Daw Key was the youngest daughter born to Jerry Monroe Daw (1895 – 1973) and Viola Cowan Daw (1905 – 1991). She was born May 3, 1941 in Escambia County, Florida. The family lived in the Eleven Mile Creek area on land once belonging to Annie’s grandfather, William Riley Daw (1855 – 1930). Annie passed away Sunday, August 17, 2014 at University Hills Health & Rehab where she had resided for the past few years.
Annie attended grade school at Beulah and high school at Tate in Escambia County. English was her favorite subject. At the age of 16, Annie went to work at the Denny’s restaurant in Pensacola, Florida. It was while working there that she met a young Navy seaman named Robert Walker Key (1940 - ) and they were married in 1958. After her marriage, she went to work for the school district at Brownsville Jr. High School. Annie liked old time gospel music and her favorite Bible verse was Psalm 100.
Preceded in death are her parents; brothers, Earl, David and Cecil Daw and one sister, Maxine Gentry.
Annie is survived by her three children, Robert Michael “Mike” Key (Rosey), Teresa Ann “Terri” Key Goynes (Mickey) and Alex Anthony Jordan (Lori); five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; sisters Helen Larimore and Mary Ellen Driggers and two brothers, John and Jerry Daw.
The family will receive friends at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, August 21, 2014 at Pensacola Memorial Gardens Funeral Home until the funeral service begins at 2:00 p.m. with Chaplain Ken Griffin officiating.
Interment will be at Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery, Beulah Community, Escambia County, Florida.
The family would like to express their gratitude to University Hills Health and Rehabilitation Center and Covenant Hospice for the loving care given to Annie.