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Mary C Kingery

January 27, 1941 - March 1, 2014
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Mary died at her home on March 1, 2014. She was born in Clarksville, AR on January 27, 1941 to Claude A. and Sybil M. Hefley who preceded her in death. The family moved to Little Rock, AR where Mary attended Pulaski Heights Elementary and Junior High Schools and Little Rock Central High School. After Graduating from Hendrix College in Conway, AR in 1963 she came to Brevard County in FL to teach elementary school. She taught at Riverview, Holland, Palm Bay and Lockmar Elementary Schools. She retired from teaching in 1999 after teaching for 30 years. Mary had many interests which included ceramics, cross stitch and macramé. ...
Mary died at her home on March 1, 2014. She was born in Clarksville, AR on January 27, 1941 to Claude A. and Sybil M. Hefley who preceded her in death. The family moved to Little Rock, AR where Mary attended Pulaski Heights Elementary and Junior High Schools and Little Rock Central High School. After Graduating from Hendrix College in Conway, AR in 1963 she came to Brevard County in FL to teach elementary school. She taught at Riverview, Holland, Palm Bay and Lockmar Elementary Schools. She retired from teaching in 1999 after teaching for 30 years.

Mary had many interests which included ceramics, cross stitch and macramé. She and her husband Paul were great cloggers who danced with the Florida Crackers group. Also, they were worldwide travelers having visited fourteen countries as well as many states.

Mary is survived by her husband, Paul Kingery, and their two sons and daughters-in-law, David and Winnie Kingery and their son Chase; Greg and Selena Kingery and their children, Cole, Ben, and Hannah, all of West Melbourne, Florida. She is also survived by her brother, James M. Hefley and his wife Marie of Ashville, NC; her sister, Susan H. Weir and her husband, Don Weir of Little Rock, AR. She also is survived by twenty nieces and nephews.

Mary was a long time member of the First United Methodist Church in Melbourne, Florida.

Visitation will be held at Fountainhead Funeral Home, 7359 Babcock St. SE, Palm Bay, on Wednesday evening from 6:00 to 8:00pm. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 10:00am at First United Methodist Church in Melbourne. Entombment will follow at Fountainhead Memorial Park.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made to Hospice of Health First at 1900 Dairy Road, Melbourne, Florida 32904, or to the Cancer Care Foundation, 1420 Pine Street, Melbourne, Florida 32901.

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