Mary Huntley

Monday, August 23, 2021

Mary “Kay” Huntley of Eureka Springs, Arkansas was born May 29, 1935 in Rockford, Illinois to Harry and Alma (Hoar) Hoover. Kay passed away August 13, 2021 in McKinney, Texas at the age of 86.

Kay especially loved African violets; she tended to them at her home for many years. She was a very hard worker and always had at least three jobs to support her large family. Kay loved to joke and laugh, and thrived around friends and strangers alike. Eureka reviews specifically mentioned Kay’s gift of gab more than a few times.

She is survived by her children Laurie Miller and husband Gary of Wisconsin, Tom Voss of Illinois, Ben Huntley and wife Melinda of Arkansas, Paula Stockton and husband Ronnie of Arkansas, John Huntley and wife Sara of Arkansas, Mary Gardner and husband Neil of Texas, Harry Huntley and wife Kelly of Arkansas; stepdaughters Kathy Baerenwald of Wisconsin, Karen Bryant and husband Jim of Wisconsin; along with numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and other family members.

Kay is preceded in death by her husband William Edward Huntley Sr., parents Harry and Alma Hoover, stepsons Billy Huntley, Donny Huntley and Gary Huntley.

Graveside services will be 10:00 am, Thursday, August 13, 2021, at Christian Unity Cemetery in Eureka Springs with Pastor Nathan Burch officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at