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Shirley Mae King, 78, died on November 29, 2016 in Huntsville, Texas. Her memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, December 5, 2016 at Stillwater Church of Christ in Stillwater, Oklahoma with Richard Poe officiating. Strode Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.
She was born on September 27, 1938 to Louis and Vera Lukenbill in Tulsa, Oklahoma. On August 19, 1960 she married Winston King in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
She graduated from Tulsa Central High School in 1956. She worked at Tiger Drug Store in Stillwater, Oklahoma as the bookkeeper for 30 years. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
She is preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Norma Yeakey.
She is survived by her husband, Winston of Huntsville; one son, Darren King and wife Carla of Edmond, Oklahoma; two daughters, Jaime Sweeney and husband Patrick of Tulsa, Oklahoma; Kelli Fraley and husband Tim of Midway, Texas; seven grandchildren, Erin Stowe and Emily Sweeney of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Davis King and Wil King of Edmond, Oklahoma, Logan, Corbin and Reagan Fraley of Midway, Texas. She was the best wife, mother, Nannie and Gran.
Memorial contributions may be made in Winston's name to the Alzheimer's Association Oklahoma Chapter, 2448 E. 81st St., Suite 3000, Tulsa, OK 74137 or to Lets Start Talking Ministry at lst.org.
Condolences may be emailed to the family and an online obituary may be viewed by visiting www.strodefh.com
Published on December 2, 2016
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