Ann Kathleen "Kay Royall" Lamb Kay, 87, passed away March 3, 2020 in Malakoff, Texas of natural causes. She was born November 8, 1932 in Hale Center, Texas to Vic and Joan Hurst Lamb. She was the oldest of four siblings. Kay was a Kappa Kappa Gamma at Texas Tech when she met Dan M. Royall, Jr. They married, moved to Malakoff and had three children. She enjoyed dance, theater and sports as both a participant and spectator. Kay served at the St. Matthias Episcopal Church in various capacities and was active in many civic services. Kay was a caring and loyal friend, and she enjoyed participating in events with her friends. She enjoyed being surrounded by family, watching the Rangers, and hosting a good Kentucky Derby party. She was passionate about her grandchildren and loved the adventures they took, whether it was to the Texas Coast, the Cain Center or nearby parks.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Mary Elizabeth Royall; her father, Vic Lamb; her mother, Joan Hurst Lamb; her brother, Jim Lamb.
Survivors include son, James Royall and wife Mary of Fort Worth; daughter, Julie Armstrong and husband Kendal of Malakoff; sister, Wendy Murrell and Buzz of Cochiti Lake, New Mexico; brother, Pat Lamb and Margo of Las Cruces, New Mexico; 6 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, nieces and nephews, and a host of lifelong friends. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the St. Matthias Episcopal Church at 205 Willowbrook Dr, Athens, TX 75751.
The memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 2:00PM at St. Matthias Episcopal Church at 205 Willowbrook Dr, Athens, TX 75751. May she forever dance down the streets of Heaven!
2:00 pm Saturday, March 14, 2020
St. Matthias Episcopal Church
205 Willowbrook Dr.
Athens, Texas, United States