Information for Maybell M. Hammond Rockwood King

11 May, 1899 - 6 April, 1995

From The Idaho Press-Tribune

9 April, 1995
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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Maybell King

    Maybell M. King, 95, of Nampa died Thursday, April 6, 1995, at a Nampa nursing home.
    Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 10, 1995, at the First Assembly of God Church in Nampa.  Services will conclude at the church.  Interment will be at Roswell Cemetery, Parma.  Services are under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
    Mrs. King was born May 11, 1899 in Vale, Oregon.  She married Elward W. Rockwood April 1, 1918 in Caldwell.  They made their home in Minnesota for a year following their marriage and came to Arena Valley near Roswell five years later.  They came to Caldwell in 1940.  Mr. Rockwood passed away April 8, 1952. She later married Rev. Russell P. King September 1, 1956 in Caldwell.  Together they pastored churches in Fruitland, Kuna, Glenns Ferry, Hailey and HazeIton.  They came to Nampa in 1973 where she had since resided.  Rev. King passed away February 7, 1979.
    She was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Nampa.
    Surviving are three daughters, Marjorie Benjamin of San Jose, California, Ruth Sears of Payette and Sharon Dormandy of San Jose; two sons, Robert King of Tomahawk, Wisconsin and John King, of Ellsworth, Maine, and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by a son, Arthur, during World War II, and a daughter, five brothers and three sisters.
    Her family requests that memorials be made to the Women's Missionary Council of the First Assembly of God Church in Nampa.


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