RALLS (Special) Services for John King, 86, who died about 5:30 a.m. Monday in Lubbock's Methodist Hospital, will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday in the First United Methodist Church.
Officiating will be the Rev. Vernon O'Kelly of Ralls and the Rev. H. B. Coggin of Abernathy. Burial will be in Ralls Cemetery under direction of Carter Funeral Home.
A native of Collin County, King moved to the Ralls area from Claude in 1931. He was a retired farmer and also had been a telephone exchange owner and operator in Panhandle and Claude. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge.
Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Mrs. John W. Thomas of Ralls; a sister, Mrs. Ethel Smittle of Tulsa, Okla.; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Ben Ballard, Sam Stewart, Charles Stewart, J.E. Johnson, Albert Thomas and John Reck.
©Lubbock Avalanche Journal, August 7, 1971Record provided by Crosby County Pioneer Memorial Museum
RALLS (Special) Services for Dora Mae King, 92, a Ralls resident since 1931, will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday in the First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Howard Marcum, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Ralls Cemetery under the direction of Carter-Adams Funeral Home.
Mrs. King died in Ralls Nursing Home Monday following a lengthy illness.
She was married to John C. King in Plainview Feb. 4, 1908, and she was a member of the Ralls Order of the Eastern Star.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. John W. Thomas of Ralls; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
©Lubbock Avalanche Journal, September 27, 1978Record provided by Crosby County Pioneer Memorial Museum
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