A resident of Montpelier, she died at 2:20 p.m. on Friday, April 26, 2013 at her home. She was born July 16, 1923 in Pine Grove and was 89 years of age. She and her husband founded Bear Creek Western Store and Steak House. She is survived by her 2 daughters, Linda King and Melba King Giardina and her husband, Kenny; 2 grandchildren, Rebecca King Phillips and Dwayne Giardina; 2 great-grandchildren, Cauy Christopher Phillips and Cady Rose Phillips, all of Montpelier. She was preceded in death by her husband, William B. "W.B." King; son, Christopher Elliot "Chris" King; parents, Bev and Jincy King; 4 sisters, Vivian Plitt, Gladys Haynes, Eugenia Rawls and Norma Cunningham; 2 brothers, J. C. King and B. T. King, II. Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Sunday and at Montpelier United Methodist Church, Montpelier, from 9 a.m. until Religious Services at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 29, 2013. Services conducted by Rev. Donald Young. Interment Montpelier Cemetery, Montpelier. For an online guest book, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.
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McKneely Funeral Home - Amite
110 E. Factory St. Amite, LA 70422
Published in TheAdvocate.com from Apr. 27 to Apr. 29, 2013