1/5/1885 - 4/4/1962


    Coley T King, 77, retired farmer and carpenter, died this morning at his home in Newbern. Born in Marshall Co. TN, he was the son of Ephraim and Eliza J Hill King.     

    He was the husband of Mrs. Laura Ingram King who survives at the home. They were married July 21, 1907 and had lived in or near Newbern all their married life.

    Funeral services will be held tomorrow, Thursday, at two o'clock with the Rev Bobby Scobey, Cumberland Presbyterian Minister, officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Newbern with Johnson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

    He is survived by two daughter, Mrs Ed Simmons of Newbern and Mrs. Lyman Harley, who is with her husband stationed in Germany; two sons, Tommie King of Jefferson City, MO and Joe King of Dyersburg; Two sisters, Mrs J.G. McGrail of Houston TX and Mrs. Cassie Smith of Chattanooga; A brother, James Daniel King of Newbern, eight Grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.


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Joined for life 7/21/1907


6/27/1887 - 4/11/1966


    Mrs. Laura Ingram King, resident of Newbern for almost a half century and well known and esteemed in her community, died Sunday at the Frazier Rest Home. She was 78.

    Mrs. King was the widow of Coley T King who passed away in 1962. She was born and reared in Obion county. she moved to Newbern forty-eight years ago and had been a resident here since.

    Funeral services were held at four o'clock monday afternoon in the Ivy Chapel of the Johnson Funeral Home. the rites were said by the Rev James Westbrook, Cumberland Presbyterian Minister. burial was in Fairview cemetery with Johnson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

    Mrs. King is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Ed Simmons of Newbern and Mrs. Ann Lee Harley of Ft Lewis WA; two sons, Tommie L King of Jefferson City, MO and Herbert Joe King of Dyersburg; a sister, Mrs. C.R. Brown of Lake Providence, LA; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

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Joined for eternity 4/11/1966