Ophelia King

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OPHELIA KING HAMMOND, IN
Ophelia King, age 67, of Hammond, IN, formerly of Frogmore, LA passed away peacefully on April 16, 2014. She was a retired operator who was employed with American Steel Foundries in Hammond, IN for 20 years. Ophelia was currently employed as a Crossing Guard for the School City of Hammond. She will be greatly missed. Ophelia was preceded in death by her husband, John W. King; parents: Willie (Janie) Smith; and son, Patrick R. Schiele. She is survived by one daughter, Stella (Charles) Barnes; two sons: Martin (Juenell) Schiele and Jeffery Schiele all of Hammond, IN; ten brothers; seven sisters,; seven grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; 19 step-children; and a host of nieces and nephews. Visitation Friday, April 25, 2014 at New Zion Temple, 925 Morris St., Hammond, IN from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 11:00 AM at New Zion Temple with Elder Brandon A. Jacobs, Sr. officiating. Interment Concordia Cemetery.

Published in The Times on Apr. 23, 2014