Sunday, January 9, 2011

Kaye Livingston McDaniel

Mrs. Kaye Livingston McDaniel, 52, died Sunday, January 9, 2011, while on a cruise in the Caribbean. Funeral services have not been set at this time. Interment will be in Bevil Hill Cemetery. Kaye was born August 26, 1958 in Louisville, MS. She was a proud graduate of Louisville High School class of 76, and received her B.S. and Master degrees from Mississippi State University. She had been a caring and dedicated educator at schools in Newton, Choctaw and Winston counties before retiring as Counselor at Louisville High School. Kaye believed strongly in education and sponsored 2 scholarships in memory of her parents at Louisville High School and Winston Vocational School. She is survived by her husband of 15 years, Ricky McDaniel of Louisville, step-son Rick McDaniel (Sheryl) of Washington D.C.; step-daughter Misty Stoy of St. Amant, LA; 3 grand-daughters Kati Lynn and Londyn Stoy, and Erin McDaniel; a sister Darlyne (Wayne) Cullwell of Louisville, MS, and nieces Peggy Skinner and Kathy Robertson. She also leaves behind several students and former students that she considered her children. The family wishes to thank the doctors and staff at University Medical Center – Cancer Institute for giving her the chance to fight and the Crew of the Crown Princess cruise ship for the support provided in helping her return home to her family and friends. Memorials may be made to the Library Fund, Attn: Gloria Curtis, Louisville High School, 200 Ivy Avenue, Louisville, MS 39339.