Friday, May 15, 2015

Madonna L. King (May 12, 2015)

Madonna L. King, age 85 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 8:08 A.M. Tuesday May 12, 2015 at the residence of her son Jeff. She was born October 2, 1929 in Kokomo, Indiana and the daughter of the late Floyd H. and Helen (Priesthoff) Gerhart.

Madonna was a homemaker, a member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, the Elks Lodge Ladies Auxiliary and the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary all of Greenville. She also had enjoyed playing bridge and participating in bowling leagues.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband John C. “Jack” Smith and her second husband Gilbert E. King.

Madonna is survived by her children Jennifer A. Bertram of Greenville, Jeffrey V. (Nellie) Smith of Greenville and Teresa “Kim” (Ron) Halley of Pittsburgh, PA; grandchildren Stephanie (Rod) Mikesell, Roman (Tina) Smith and Derek (Amy) Smith; great grandchildren Ashley Mikesell, Jacob Mikesell, Peyton Smith, Caiden Smith and Kena Smith; brother Floyd H. (Berdean) Gerhart of Kokomo, Indiana as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday May 15, 2015 at the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Rev. Father John R. White officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday from 12 Noon until time of the services in the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to the State of the Heart Hospice of Darke County or St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Greenville.

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