Sharon Lora King

Portales, New Mexico

Dec 23, 1953 – Mar 1, 2018 (Age 64)


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Portales Mayor Sharon Lora King, 64, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 1, 2018, in Lubbock, TX, after a 4 ½-year battle with multiple myeloma. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, March 9, 2018, at the First United Methodist Church in Portales, with Dr. Keith Wilks and Gayla...

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So sorry to open my computer this morning and learn of the passing of Sharon King. She and I were members of the Portales Altrusa Club, and we worked at ENMU at the same time. I loved her sense of humor and quick wit. She was a special lady and a friend.

I only heard today of Sharon's passing. I'm so sorry for your loss, and the loss to all of us of such an amazing friend and force in the world. I have such great memories of time spent with her, including the time she almost left me for bear fodder, (a great story we laughed about often) but thought better of it and came to my rescue. I had many a glass of wine with Sharon and one too many margaritas, and laughed a lot, through good times and sad. She was one of the kindest, most genuine...