Services will be at 2:00 P.M. Thursday in Llano Mausoleum Chapel with Randy McCoy officiating. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Kay grew up in Shenandoah, Iowa where she met her husband, Frank. They married in 1960, and after Frank was discharged from the military, they moved to Amarillo in 1970. Kay was a dedicated homemaker who always put her family first. Family was everything to her and she did everything for her family. She enjoyed her grandchildren immensely. They were the light of her life. She enjoyed spending time with them and showing them family traditions. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde and Pauline Perkins of Shenandoah, Iowa and infant sister, Patsy Perkins, also of Shenandoah, Iowa.
Kay is survived by her husband Frank of 56 years; daughters, Rhonda Kennedy of Amarillo; Cindy Kessler and husband Dale Kessler of Amarillo; sons, Rick Merryman of Longmont, Co and Tony Merryman of Amarillo; brothers, James Perkins and wife Shirley of Mountain Grove, Missouri; Ed Perkins and wife Connie of Shenandoah, Iowa; Robert Perkins and wife Margie of Marysville, Wa; and sister, Jackie Claiborne of Forest Grove, Or.; 7 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to St. Judes or to any charity of your choice in her honor.