Jean Kay King

KING Jean obit

Jean Kay King, 75, formerly of West Liberty, passed away Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 19, 2017, in Gilbert, Ariz.

Born in Dayton on Aug. 29, 1942, she was a daughter of the late Karl Leroy Sudlow and Pansy Mae Harr.

She married Ralph David King on Nov. 4, 1961, at McKee’s Creek Friends Church in West Liberty, and he preceded her in death on May 11, 1997. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth McCoy.

Kay worked for many years as a data entry clerk but enjoyed her retirement spending time with friends and family. She was a member of Arizona Community Church in Tempe, Ariz., and was heavily involved in Bible study and prayer groups. She enjoyed scrapbooking and crocheting and was a member of the Agave Quilters Guild and Philanthropic Educational Organization.

Survivors include her children, Karen (Gregg) Williams of Sandwich, Ill., Kimberlee (Jon) Bebb of Chandler, Ariz., Kerry King of Milford Center and Kelly King of Gilbert, Ariz.; grandchildren, Zachary Williams, Corey, Alex and Kelsey Bebb, Chandler, Madison and Hunter King and Mathias, Gillian and Caitlyn Smith; a great-granddaughter, Lyra Vargas; sisters, Carol Brickell of Hiram, Ga., and Linda (Paul) Allen of Lima; and a brother, John F. Perkins of DeGraff.

The funeral is at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, at Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home, West Liberty, where calling is from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22. Pastor Richard Hendrix officiates and burial is in Fairview Cemetery, West Liberty.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to Hospice of the Valley at www.hov.org. Express condolences at www.edsfh.com

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