Shirley N. King, 80, passed away at her home in Carthage, Mo. Shirley was born Aug. 30, 1932 in Decatur, Ill. to Paul Jones and Thelma Louise“Fitch” Jones.
Shirley was a former A&P grocer in Illinois, Sold Real Estate in Florida and lived in Hawaii moving back in the last few years to be closer to her children. She was a member of the American Legions and a member of the Grace Episcopal Church of Carthage, Mo.
Shirley was united in marriage to Paul E. King May 25, 1950 in Decatur Ill. he preceded her on Dec. 6, 2010.
Shirley is survived by one daughter Deborah Rayner of Carthage, Mo. and one son Ron L. King of Stockton, Calif. four grandchildren, nineteen great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. One sister Sharon Able of Ariz. and one brother Gene Jones of Texas.
Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday Jan. 12, 2012 at the Grace Episcopal Church Carthage, Mo. Online condolences may be made at www.ulmerfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Ulmer Funeral Home.