Mrs. King was born March 17, 1922, in Calhoun, Ga., a daughter of the late Boyce Ray and Dimple Edmondson Ray.
She was a Cartersville resident since 1955. She was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church of Cartersville, a graduate of West Georgia College, and had retired from GMAC on Peachtree Street in Atlanta in 1982, where she was an accountant. After retirement, Mrs. King spent a lot of time at the family cabin in Hiawassee. She liked to travel and had visited 47 states and Canada.
Survivors include her husband of 60 years, C. Melvin King; son, Paul King, of Alpharetta, and son and daughter-in-law, David and Janet King, of Lawrenceville; three granddaughters, Katie King, Emily King and Mary Beth King; her sister-in-law, Martha Louise Mercer, of Cartersville; a niece and grandniece, Andria Clayton and LeAnne Kelly; and other nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held Wednesday, Nov. 17, at 3:30 p.m. from the Sunset Memory Gardens with the Rev. Randall Williams officiating.
Please visit www.owenfunerals.com to post tributes and sign the online register.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 1 to 3 p.m.
Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Drive, Cartersville, is in charge of the arrangements.