Barbara J. King
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1933 - 2012
Barbara, age 78 passed away peacefully September 2, 2012 in Grass Valley, Calif., after a long courageous battle against cancer.
Born October 21, 1933 in Point Texas to Edgar and Loretta Burchett. She will be dearly missed and forever loved by her husband, Mel of 40 years, a daughter, son, nine step-children, numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brother and many wonderful friends.
Barbara moved to the Sacramento area in 1959 from Tulare, Calif., then to Grass Valley in 1984. She was an exceptional homemaker, loved life, enjoyed fishing, dancing, shopping, watermelon, an occasional beer and she loved animals of all kind.
Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, September 10, 2012 at Newcastle Cemetery, 850 Taylor Rd., Newcastle, Calif., (916) 663-4660. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Grass Valley Hospice or the Cancer Center. Please sign the online guestbook at www.chapelofthehills-auburn.com
Join us for a celebration of life following the services at their home.
Published in Gold Country Media Newspapers on Sept. 9, 2012