Kenneth Knox Quarry, 90, of Hoxie, went home to be with his lord on June 11, 2021, with his loving family by his side.

Born November 17, 1930, in Clover Bend, he was the son of the late William “Bill” and Gladys Quarry. He lived his entire life in Lawrence County. He graduated from Clover Bend High School and went to work for Kerr-McGee Oil Co. for 40 years.

He loved the outdoors. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved life and his hunting and fishing, but he loved most of all, his family and his greats. His eyes always lit up when they came to see him. They will miss Papa. Kenneth was a 50-plus year Master Mason, 50-plus year Hoxie councilman, and served about 50 years with the Hoxie Housing Department. He was a member of the Arbor Grove Free Will Baptist Church and until bad health, very active in his church.

He was preceded in death by a son, Junior Quarry; daughter, Becky Sellers; two grandchildren, Jason Quarry and Michelle Sellers; his parents; and three brothers, Edward, Bure and Carroll Quarry.

He is survived by his wife, Sue Quarry, of the home; daughter, Tammy (Donnie) Hancock of Walnut Ridge; four grandchildren, Michael Sellers, Derek (Lauren) Hancock, Houston (Adrienne) Hancock and Justin Quarry; four great-grandchildren, Fisher Quarry, Reese Hancock, Gwyn Hancock and Knox Hancock, with a baby girl due in August; two step great-grandsons, Hunter Smith and Jake Smith; two sisters, Pat Winfrey and Barbara Brumley, both of Walnut Ridge; and a brother, Jerry Quarry of Walnut Ridge.

Visitation was Monday, June14, from 6-8 p.m. at House-Gregg Funeral Home in Walnut Ridge.

Funeral was at House-Gregg Funeral Home on Tuesday, June 15, at 11 a.m. with Ben Campbell officiating.

Burial was in Clover Bend Cemetery under direction of House-Gregg Funeral Home of Walnut Ridge and Lynn.

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