Kay Rice Hetland, 68, of Montrose, died February 9, 2020, at the Five Rivers Medical Center in Pocahontas.
Mrs. Hetland worked in public relations in the casino industry. She was a member of the Portland Baptist Church, former director of the Miss Ashley County Pageant, and she volunteered at the Montrose Academy when her children were in school. She loved spending time with her family and enjoyed watching her grandchildren play ball.
Mrs. Hetland was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Tommy Hetland in 2019; her parents, Kenneth and Beatrice Breedlove Rice; a brother, Lamar Rice and a nephew, Aaron Rice.
She is survived by two daughters, Nicole Menard of Pocahontas and Tabitha Hetland of Grand Prairie, Texas; a brother, Mark Rice of Boydell; two grandchildren, Jordan Kay Menard and Ty Menard and a host of nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 13, from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. at the Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home in Hamburg. Funeral services will follow the visitation at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at the Montrose Cemetery.
Honorary pallbearers are Walter Dodson, Ricky Russell, Greg Eubanks, Jared Rice, Adam Rice and Nick Rice.
Memorials may be made to Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home.