Frances A. Kay

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Frances A. Kay, a resident of Eureka Springs, was born Nov. 8, 1919 in Wheaton, Ill., a daughter of William and Alvina (Buhr) Gauger. She died on April 9 in Fayetteville at the age of 89.

Mrs. Kay was a member of the Lone Star Bible Church of the Protestant faith. She worked as a secretary for an advertising agency.

On July 20, 1940, Frances married A. Stuart Kay, who survives her of the home. She is also survived by one daughter, Fran and husband Don Thompsen of Wheaton, Ill.; one sister, Elizabeth Shepard of Naperville, Ill.; three grandchildren, Jessica Poole, Matthew Poole and Christopher Poole all of Wheaton, Ill.; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister and one brother.

Funeral services were held on April 13, at Lone Star Bible Church with John Faulkner officiating. Interment will be in Wheaton Cemetery in Wheaton, Ill. Memorial donations may be sent to Lone Star Bible Church, 3807 Hwy. 23S, Eureka Springs, AR 72632. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at