KING, EDITH EDWINA, 77
Chiefland - Edith Edwina Holland King, 77 of Chiefland, passed away on May 8, 2014 with her family by her side.
She was born in Homestead Florida to Edward and Lillian Holland and moved to Levy County in 1998. Mrs. King was a devoted homemaker, who went to work at Southern Bell and Community Bank of Homestead after raising her daughter. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, church activities and looked forward to holiday celebrations and family reunions. Mrs. King attended Hardeetown Baptist Church of Chiefland, where she taught Sunday School for many years, vacation bible School Leader, Church Choir and Church Secretary. She also served as Ladies Church Activities Leader, and Children's Activities Teacher. Mrs. King loved church hymns, southern gospel, and praise & worship songs. She also was a member of the American Sewing Guild - Ocala Chapter. The most enjoyment of her life was her service to God and Church, her family and friends.
Mrs. King will be missed by her husband of 58 years, Clarence Lee King of Chiefland; her daughter, Sylvia Ann King of Chiefland; brothers, Stanley (Thelma) Holland of Franklin, NC, and David Holland of Chiefland; a sister, Myra Gail (Gene) Appleby of Ligonier, PA; many nephews, nieces, cousins and extended family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents Edward and Lillian Holland.
Funeral Services for Mrs. King will be Monday, May 12, 2014 at 12noon at Hardeetown Baptist Church of Chiefland with Pastors Tom Keisler and Travis Hudson officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at 11:00 AM. Interment will follow at Hardeetown Cemetery.
In lieu of Flowers, the family suggests donations to Arrangements are under the care of Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services- 1301 N. Young Blvd. Chiefland, FL
Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services
1301 N. Young Blvd. Chiefland, FL 32626
Published in Gainesville Sun from May 10 to May 11, 2014