Mary E. Kerley, 90, Leawood, previously from Bella Vista, AR and Peck, KS passed away on Monday, October 14, 2019. Mary was predeceased by her husband of 70 years, Marlin Kerley, on December 19, 2018; and her brothers, Loren "Red" Norris and Wilbur R. Norris. She is survived by her two sons: David Kerley and his wife Dana of Mulvane, KS, and Ed Kerley and his wife Suzanne of Leawood, KS along with grandchildren Paige Kerley, Dallas, TX and Mason Kerley, Leawood, KS.
Mary was born on Thursday, February 7, 1929 in Coats, Kansas. She was united in marriage on November 19, 1948 in Wichita, Kansas, to Marlin Donald Kerley.
Mary was a Bella Vista resident for over 30 years with many fond memories of the Village including getting a hole in one. Besides golf, crafts, sewing and entertaining she enjoyed helping others and was honored in 2018 for delivering Meals on Wheels for 30 years. Mary was an active member of Bella Vista Church of Christ.
A graveside service and burial will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Council Hill Cemetery, Peck, KS.
The family requests no flowers. Donations may be sent in memory of Mary to Rockhurst High School Hurtado Scholars, 9301 State Line Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64114.
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