Margaret Kay Emery, 82, of Huntsville, passed away Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022, at Meadowview Healthcare and Rehabilitation. 

She was born Friday, Aug. 23, 1940, in Ryan, Okla., to Doyle Atkins and Marcine Keck Martin.

Margaret married H.B. “Tubby” Emery Jr., on Monday, Dec. 9, 1957, in Nocona, Texas, and together they were parents to three children. She was a homemaker who loved her family and especially cherished her grandchildren. Margaret lived life to the fullest. She loved music (especially Elvis Presley), dancing, and making others laugh with her wonderful sense of humor.

Margaret was preceded in death by her husband, “Tubby” Emery Jr.; her parents, Doyle and Marcine Martin; and one granddaughter, Ashley Conner. 

She is survived by her son, Robert “Stud” Emery of Hindsville; two daughters and one son-in-law, Carla and Neal Sliger of Witter and Sandra Kay Murr of Springdale; three grandchildren, Caleb Whittle, Misty Murr and Casey Emery; and six great-grandchildren, Cooper Estepp, Kylen Whittle, Kinzlee Whittle, Emery Whittle, Harley Murr and Gracie Emery.

The family would like to say a special thanks to the staff at Meadowview Healthcare and Rehabilitation for their care of Margaret. 

The family will hold a celebration of life at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, at Lower Wharton Church. 

Cremation is entrusted to Brashears Funeral Home and Crematory of Huntsville.