Ethel Jean Hundley, 92, of Atchison KS died on Sunday, November 24, 2019 at the Atchison Medicalodge.
Memorial services will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, December 7, 2019 at the Atchison United Methodist Church with Rev. Cyd Stein, officiating. The body has been cremated and burial of the cremated remains will follow at Round Prairie Cemetery. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to services at the United Methodist Church. Memorial contributions are suggested to the church. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com. The Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
Ethel was born on July 29, 1927 in Oak Mills, KS the daughter of Warren and Bessie (Sparks) Hundley. She graduated from Atchison High School class of 1945. She worked as a supervisor for the F.W. Woolworth Store in Atchison until it closed in the 1960s. She then worked as a supervisor for the Golden Star Mop Factory for more than twenty-five years until she retired in 1992. She was an avid bowler in her younger years. She enjoyed traveling with family in her later years including trips to California, Wyoming, Colorado, Florida, Branson, Washington, Canada, Arizona and Hawaii. She loved visiting national parks, especially Yosemite. She was a long-time member of the United Methodist Church in Atchison.
Ethel was a selfless hard-working woman who cared deeply for her family members. She lived most of her life with her older sister Mary Bailey and her niece Jean Marie Bailey. The three of them were known within the family for their Thanksgiving dinners with sometimes as many as thirty family members at the annual gatherings.
Survivors include a nephew, Lawrance (Joyce) Bailey, Escondido, CA; a niece, Mary Jane Griffin, Atchison, KS; and many other nephews, nieces and great nephews and nieces. Her parents, six sisters, a brother, and her niece Jean preceded her in death.