George Washington King and Arrena Walker King
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KING, George Washington
Born: Nov 3, 1871 in Madisonville, Madison Co., TX
Died: Jan 16, 1964 in Spur, Dickens Co., TX
Occupation: Farmer
Spouse: Arrena A. WALKER born in Madisonville, TX
Father: William Floyd WALKER
Mother: Margaret Ann CURRY



Funeral services were held in Campbell's Funeral Chapel Saturday at 2 p.m. for George Washington King, 92, a retired farmer. Young officiated at the service.

Mr. King died January 16 at is home following a lengthy illness. He had been a resident of Dickens County since 1906. He was a member of the Church of Christ at Madisonville, Texas.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Rena King, Spur; two sons, Dick King, Big Spring; and Tol King, Spur; three daughters, Mrs. Willie Copeland and Mrs. Ruby Hyatt, both of Spur and Mrs. Ruth White, of Girard; 17 grandchildren, and 29 great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren.

Pallbearers included Richard Westfall, Harry Taylor, Albert Bayer, Pat Copeland, Delwin Moore, Doyle King and Jonah Taylor.

Burial was in Spur Cemetery.

©The Texas Spur, January 23, 1964
from the records of Lillian Grace Nay, Transcribed by B. Hodges, August 2004

Mrs. Arrena Walker King, 92, was buried here Saturday, following funeral services at the East Hill Church of Christ, Dell Young officiating.

Mrs. King died June 23. She was a member of the Church of Church and had resided in Spur for the past 5 years.

Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Willie Copeland, and Mrs. Ruby Hyatt, both of Spur; and Mrs. Ruth White, Girard; two sons, Dick King Big Spring and Tol King, Spur; two sisters, Mrs. Mandy Wyatt, Dickens, Mrs. Ollie Leatherman, Amarillo, 15 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grands.

Grandsons were pallbearers.

Burial was in Spur Cemetery.

©The Texas Spur, July 11, 1965
From the records of Lillian Grace Nay, Spur Museum, transcribed by B. Hodges, August 2004

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