Mildred Arnold King Fort went home to be with her Lord Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. She was born Oct. 17, 1929, to Max and Martha Arnold in Live Oak, Fla., where she was the oldest of seven siblings. They relocated to the Citrus and Sumter County area. Mildred owned King's Wrecker Service and Garage in Wildwood and Rutland for many years. She was preceded in death by her parents, Max and Martha Arnold; her first husband, Lester King; second husband, Roy Fort; daughter, Tammy King Johnson; stepdaughters, Patsy King and Suzie Fort; and many other relatives. Survivors include her siblings, Abbie Eckhart, Annie (Bill) Hall, Ruby Williams, Billy (Pat) Arnold, Don (Sherry) Arnold and Edith (Mitchell) Crabtree; her children, Elizabeth Ann Williams, and Gene (Gail) King; her stepchildren, Paul King of Bowden, Ga., Gail Fort Edwards, Beth Fort Tillis and Kenneth (Lena) Fort; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Funeral Services will be at Banks-Page Theus Funeral Home at 410 Webster Street, Wildwood, with service 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. Interment followed at the Oak Grove Cemetery, Wildwood. On-line condolences and memories may be shared by visiting www.bankspagetheus.com.
Arrangements are entrusted to Banks/Page-Theus Funerals and Cremations, Wildwood.