GASTONIA - Kay Walker Atchley, 65, passed away April 17, 2013, at the Robin Johnson House with her family and friends at her bedside.
She was a native of Gaston County, born Dec. 27, 1947, to Margaret E. Braswell Walker and the late James Buster Walker Sr.
Kay was a member of Chapel Grove Baptist Church, and had retired from Gaston County DSS as an administrative supervisor.
She enjoyed camping and trips to the beach, and most of all loved spending time with her very special grandson Lane.
Survivors include her husband of 47 years, C.L. Atchley; son, Chad L Atchley and grandson and love of her life Lane Atchley; her mother, Margaret B. Walker of Gastonia; her mother-in-law, Flossie J. Atchley of Gastonia; brother, Jackie Walker and wife Gina of Gastonia; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Mike and Donna Nichols of Dallas; nieces and nephews of Bessemer City, Gastonia and Dallas.
The family will receive friends from 2:30 until 4 p.m. Sunday prior to the 4 p.m. chapel service at Withers & Whisenant Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Johnson officiating.
Interment will be private.
Memorials may be made to Gaston Hospice, P.O. Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28054.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.withersandwhisenantfuneral.com.
The family is being cared for by Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2916 Union Rd Gastonia, 704-864-5144.