LAUREL CREEK, W.Va. — Dorothy King, 65, of Laurel Creek, passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2012, at her home.
Born June 24, 1946, at Holden, she was a daughter of the late Ed and Ellen Estep Blankenship. Also preceding her in death was her husband, Oscar Thomas “Tom” King, and brothers, Johnny and Larry Blankenship.
Dorothy was a homemaker.
Her survivors include her children, Ed (Rita) King of Lenore, Otto King of Humboldt, Iowa, and Mary (Bruce) Marcum and Bertha King both of Lenore; step-children, Michael (Kim) King, Rebecca King and Robert King, all of Alabama, Sherry (Johnny) Marcais of Chicago, and Pam (Marty) Pearson of Tennessee; brothers, Wallace and Matthew Blankenship of Rockford, Ill., and Bill Blankenship of Lenore; sisters, Mary Christian of Delbarton, and Brenda Sue Curry of Chapmanville; five grandchildren; one precious grandchild and several step-grandchildren.
Services will be held at noon Friday, May 11, at Chafin Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ceburn Blankenship officiating. Burial will follow in the Vance Cemetery at Copperas Mines.
Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Condolences can be left at www.chafinfuneralhome.com
Chafin Funeral Home of Delbarton is in charge of the arrangements.