Thursday, December 11, 2014

Pearl Esther King (December 5, 2014)

Pearl Esther King, age 91, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Friday, December 5, 2014 at 3:00 PM at the Oakley House, Greenville, Ohio. She was born on August 13, 1923 in Phillipsburg, Ohio, to the late Lee & Ada (Miller) Garber.

She is survived by her sons and daughter in law, Philip J. & Rebecca King of Greenville and Kenneth E. King of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania; grandchildren, Jill Flory, Deborah Flora and Jordan King; great grandchildren, Emma Flory, Renae Flora, Tucker Flora, Larke Flory and Becca Flory; sisters and brother in law, Treva & George Flora of Brookville, Gladys & Merle Benedict of Greenville, Wilma & Everett Brubaker of Brookville and Betty & Harvey Bowman of Brookville; sister in law, Helen Garber of Union, Ohio; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Thomas L. King whom she married on May 18, 1941; grandson, Bradley King; daughter in law, Donna King; brother, Richard Garber; and sisters, Margaret Lesh and Mable Flora.

Pearl was a homemaker and a member of the Old German Baptist Church.

There will be a service held on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 10:00 AM in the Miller Grove Old German Baptist Church near Palestine, Ohio, with the Home Brethren officiating. Burial will follow in the Miller Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Monday, December 8, 2014 from 3-5 PM and 6-8 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio.

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