Mrs. King was born September 1, 1926 in Chavies, Alabama, the daughter of the late Horace and Jennie Wooten Tucker. She was a retired dental hygienist and a member of Trion First Baptist Church. Other than her parents, Mrs. King was preceded in death by a brother, Williard Tucker; and a sister, Geneva Conway.
Survivors include her husband, Elwin B. King; son and daughter-in-law, Jeff & Debbie King, LaFayette, GA; grandchildren, Libby King Worthington and Christopher Judson King.
Funeral services will be held at 5:00 p. m. Thursday, June 5, 2008 from the chapel of Mason Funeral Home with Dr. Warren Moorhead officiating. Burial will follow in West Hill Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Hennon King, Christopher King, Mikey Worthington, Dr. James Ware, Daniel Eleam, and Joseph Eleam. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Gertrude Pledger Sunday School Class of Trion First Baptist Church.
Mrs. King will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 3:00 p. m. until 5:00 p. m. Thursday. In lieu of flowers the family request memorials be made to Trion First Baptist Church, 95 Church St., Trion, GA 30753.