A native of Louellen, she was retired from the U.S. Army and the U.S. Air Force. She travelled the world during her 21 years career in the Air Force. She enjoyed tours in Paris, Rome, India, Egypt and Hawaii. Later in her life, she spent much of her free time, fighting the strip miners that she said were destroying the mountains that she loved. She believed in the Christian faith.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William "Billy" King and Rachel Witt Parker King; four brothers: Jerry, Fred, Arnold and Robert King; and one sister, Nettie Scott.
Survivors include a special nephew, Jerry Wynn; one brother, Jack (Sue) King, of Norvell, Mich.; three sisters: Florence Wynn, Closplint; Grace Howe, Colorado; and Joyce Ann Polson, North Carolina; and several nephews, friends and other family members.
Visitation will be Saturday, Aug. 11 from noon until 1 p.m. at the Evarts Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, Aug. 11 at 1 p.m. at the Evarts Funeral Home with the Rev. Frank Howard officiating.
Evarts Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.