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Della E Huntley

October 23, 1918 ~ June 9, 2012 (age 93)

   Mrs. Della E. Huntley, 93, of Boerne, Texas, died at 3:25a.m. Saturday (June 9, 2012) in her home.

   Born October 23, 1918 in Carrolton, Missouri, Della was the daughter of Andy and Annie M. Young Thomas.  She married Robert L. Huntley on June 6, 1938 in Hannibal, Missouri.  He survives.

   Della was of the Christian Faith. As a homemaker, Della devoted her life to caring for her family. She enjoyed sewing, reading, working puzzle books and especially enjoyed spending time visiting and playing games with her grandchildren.

   Survivors include her husband, Robert; two daughters, Mardell Leerhoff (Merle) of Boerne, TX and Marlene Shoup of Quincy; two sons, Richard W. Huntley (Barbara) of Loraine, IL and Ronald E. Huntley (Sharon) of Lebanon, OH; 17 grandchildren; 47 great grandchildren; 38 great great grandchildren; and many loving nieces and nephews.

   Mrs. Huntley was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Karen Hendricks; a granddaughter, Kristin Hendricks; a great granddaughter, Miki Barton; a son in law, Gerald "Jerry" Shoup; three brothers, Virgil, James and William Thomas; three sisters, Verda Thomas, Adelene McAllister and Berthell Knowles; and a half sister, Opal Young.

   Funeral services will be held Friday morning at 10:30 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Disseler officiating.   Burial will be in the Kinderhook Cemetery.

   Visitation will be Thursday evening from 4:00 to 7:00 and Friday morning until the time of services at the funeral home.

   Memorials may be made to the Kinderhook Cemetery.
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