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Funeral services will be held for Mr. Donnie King, 69, of Glenmora, at Lake Cove Baptist Church on Saturday, November 10, 2012, at 2 pm with Brother Ervin Goodman and Brother Bert Reynolds officiating. Burial will follow services at Lone Star Cemetery in Hineston.
Mr. King, a Vietnam War veteran and recipient of the Bronze Star Medal, died at 10:43 am on Thursday, November 8, 2012 following a short illness.
He retired from Boise Cascade in Oakdale. He received a number of awards for his service to our country and the United States Army. He loved the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing, and spending time with his family. He also loved working in his home garden and shared his harvest with neighbors and friends.
Survivors include: his wife, Lynn King of Glenmora; one son, Don King and wife, Carliss, of Glenmora; two daughters, Margaret Jones and husband, Daniel, and Lacy King, all of Glenmora; four granddaughters, Toddette Johnson and husband, Eric, of Forest Hill, Sarah Hunt of Glenmora, Madelyn King of Glenmora, and Madison Wiggins of Glenmora; two grandsons, Landon King and Shooter King, both of Glenmora; great granddaughter, Addison Hunt of Glenmora; four brothers, twin brother Lonnie King and wife, Marketa of Lake Cove, Leslie Rae King of Pine Prairie, Mack King and wife, Sherry of Lake Cove, and Arlen King and wife, Debbie of Pine Prairie; four sisters, Shirley Hebert and husband, Cloyde of Beaver Creek, Elvie Fuselier of Pine Prairie, Rachel Anthony and husband, Ray of Pollock, and Bernice Ardoin and husband, Teddy of Pine Prairie; along with a host of nieces, nephews, and other family members.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Murphy and Maude King; two brothers, Elvin Lee King and Nolan King; and one sister, Kathy Robinson.
Pallbearers to serve will be Phillip King of Lake Cove, Daniel Jones of Glenmora, Eric Johnson of Forest Hill, Trent Gillespie of Glenmora, and Timmy and Heath Cloud Glenmora.
Friends may call today from 5 pm until time of service in the church.
Published in The Town Talk on Nov. 10, 2012