Mary Joy Stengel (Atchley) • January 3, 2019

Mary Joy Stengel (Atchley)
Mary Joy Stengel (Atchley), age 78, passed away peacefully on January 3, 2019. Mary was born in Troy, AL on September 9, 1940 to James W. McLaney and Callie V. McLaney.
She was a graduate of Troy High School, Class of 1958. She married in 1958 and relocated with much of her family to Pensacola, FL in 1962 and remained in the Pensacola area throughout her life. She spent 17 years working for Sears in Accounting/Auditing and retired as the Assistant Supervisor.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents, husband Preston and 5 siblings Ray McLaney, Lucille Hall, Clara Ringele, Eloyce Winters, Billy McLaney and her son Terry Atchley.
She is survived by her son Tony Atchley (Becky); grandchildren Kelsey Atchley Johnson (Tyler), Alexa Atchley; sister Jean Braswell, sister-in-law Sue McLaney; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
There will be a graveside service on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 11:00am at Pensacola Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to the entire Covenant Hospice care team including Marti Wells and the other Hospice nurses along with the Inpatient Hospice caregivers at West Florida Hospital.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mary’s name to Pensacola Developmental Center in memory of son Terry Atchley. Go to or mail to Pensacola Developmental Center, 1 Villa Drive, Pensacola, FL 32506, Attn: Betsy.

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