Mrs. King died Thursday, June 12, 2014, at Habersham Medical Center.
Born Oct. 4, 1951, in Clarkesville, she was a daughter of the late Laymon Brady Cook and Jewell Mae Wade Cook. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles Preston King, and brother, Keith Cook.
Mrs. King was a member of Baldwin Baptist Church and was a homemaker. She enjoyed spending time with her children and great- grandchildren, as well as spending time at Habersham Retreat. She also enjoyed knitting and quilting and spent the last two years of her life at Habersham Home West.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Rodney Preston King (Melissa) of Baldwin; son, Jeffery Shane King of Baldwin; daughters and sons-in-law, Camilla Dawn Rumsey (Steve) of Alto and Angela Hope King Ballew (Walter Reed Jr.) of Clarkesville; brothers, Larry Cook of Baldwin and Kevin Cook of Cornelia; sisters, Linda McElroy of Carnesville and Beverly Estafen of Duluth; sister-in-law, Grace King Hogsed of Toccoa; grandchildren, Alex Preston King (Abigail) of Maysville, Jacob Lawrence King (Brogan) of Cornelia, Camilla Mary Rumsey of Alto and Walter Reed Ballew III of Clarkesville; andgreat-grandchildren, Aubrey, Addyson, Aiden, Nolan and Axel King.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, was in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
Wednesday, June 18, 2014