King, June

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

June King was born in Athens, Tennessee, and died on February 5, 2013 at the age of 71.

She was a member of East Ridge Baptist Church and the Winsome Sunday School Class and was a 1959 graduate of McMinn County High School. Mrs. King worked at Parkridge Medical Center as well as various home health care services.

June was preceded in death by her husband, Larry King and mother, Jessie McBroom.

Survivors include her aunt, Gladys Martin of Athens, Tn., cousins Kim (Ron) Skeen of Niota, Tn., Sheri (Randy) Hall of Memphis, Tn., and a number of other cousins.

Special thanks go out to the nursing staff at Parkridge Medical Center, Avalon Hospice, and her doctors for their compassion and care.

Funeral services will be at noon on Friday, Feb. 8, in the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with Dr. Ronnie Mitchell officiating. Entombment will follow at Hamilton Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. on Friday.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to East Ridge Baptist Church, Avalon Hospice or the Hamilton County Baptist Children's Home.

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanoogaeastchapel.com.

Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home East Chapel, 404 South Moore Road, Chattanooga.


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