Grace Agnes King
Services for Grace Agnes King, 93, of Stratford were at 10 a.m. Friday, December 6 at the Central Church of Christ in Ada. Bud Ross officiated as burial followed the service at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mrs. King passed away Saturday, November 30, 2019 at an Ada hospital. She was born December 31, 1925 at Vanoss to Norman Dean and Mary Ann Collins McCauley. She graduated from Vanoss High School.
She married JB King April 3, 1943 in Sulphur. He preceded her in death February 1, 2006. Mr. and Mrs. King were married for over 62 years. Mrs. King was a homemaker and loving mother.
She was a member of Central Church of Christ. She taught Sunday school for years and was home room mother at her children's school during their educational years. She enjoyed cooking for her family, and the gatherings that came with that, gardening, sewing, quilting and feeding the birds. She taught herself to play the piano and crochet and did both beautifully.
Before his passing, she and JB loved to go camping and fishing. They fed a lot of family and friends with all the fish they caught and the vegetables they grew. She loved her family and will be remembered for her love, her strength and her faith in God.
Survivors include her three children - Grace Ann Russ, Konawa, Jay King and wife Connie, Stratford, and Gayla Tucker and husband Rusty, Bethel Acres; her grandchildren - Angie Gentry and husband Scott, Konawa, Annette Villines and husband Bobby, Edmond, Amy Kaye Eropkin and husband Mike, Earlsboro, Jennifer King, Stratford, Jayson King, Purcell, Jessica Beat and husband Cody, Edmond, Gary King, Moore, Starla King, Del City, Christina Mezzell, Florida, Kimberly Hoffman, Athens, Texas, Blakely Mezzell, Texas, and Kaylee Hoffman, Texas; her great-grandchildren - Colton and Shelby Gentry, Hannah and Sarah Villines and Kelsey and Brandon Eropkin; three great-great-grandchildren; a special niece, Sandra Morris, Dallas, Texas; and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a son, Gary Richard King; a daughter, Jayne Dunkin; three brothers - Clarence McCauley, Miles McCauley and Benton McCauley; and a son-in-law, Archie Russ.
Bearers were her grandsons Jayson King, Scott Gentry, Bobby Villines, Mike Eropkin, Cody Beat, Colton Gentry, Brandon Eropkin and a special friend, Matt Fry. Honorary bearers were her granddaughters Angie Gentry, Annette Villines, Amy Eropkin, Jennifer King, Jessica Beat, Christina Mezzell and Kimberly Hoffman.
Published on December 6, 2019

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