Mary Hubbell Avery, 92, of a longtime resident of Columbia, Mo. passed away Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at Lenoir Woods in Columbia. Funeral service will be 1 p.m., Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at the Missouri United Methodist Church Chapel 204 S. Ninth Street Columbia, with visitation from 12-1 p.m. before the service. Private family graveside services will be in the Masonic Cemetery in Bunceton, Mo.
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Mary was born August 8, 1923 in Bunceton, Mo. to Gideon E. Meeker and Emma Peyton. She was a 1941 graduate of Bunceton High School, and later graduated from the University of Missouri with a B.S. in 1946. She was an instructor of Equestrian Studies at Gulfpark College and Stephens College for many years well loved by many of her students. She was a member of the King's Daughters, American Saddle Horse Show Association, Boone County Medical Society Auxillary, and on the Board of Woodhaven.
She is survived by her husband, Willard Avery; son, George Peyton Hubbell and wife Victoria Pope of Lake Ozark, Mo.; granddaughters, Alexandra Peyton Hubbell and Kathrine Farris Mauss and husband Matthew; three step-daughters and their families.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the
Parker Funeral Service & Crematory - Columbia
22 N 10th Street
Columbia, MO 65201
Published in Boonville Daily News from Nov. 24 to Dec. 1, 2015