Maxine King

June 16, 1933 – December 15, 2020

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Funeral service for Pherby Maxine King, 87, are set for 1:00 pm Saturday at Foote Street Church of Christ with Minster Reed Swindle officiating. Burial will follow in the Henry Cemetery. Family will receive friends Saturday from 11:30 am to service time at Foote Street Church of Christ. Masks and social distancing guide lines will be in place.

Maxine died December 15, 2020. She was born June 16, 1933 in McNairy Co. TN to the late Selmer and Georgie Wilmeth. She was a member of Foote Street Church of Christ and a graduate of Ramer High School. She worked as a telephone and switchboard operator and at the hospital. She was also a clerk at Vendo. She enjoyed quilting, gardening and traveling.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Arnold King; son, Steve King; parents; brothers, Ethridge Wilmeth and Mack Wilmeth; sisters, Virginia Davis and Josie Barnes.

She is survived by her son, Paul King; daughter, Donna Jones (Stan); daughter-in-law, Patricia King; grandchildren, Wendy King, Jason King, Camron Jones, and Alison Jones.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the King family.

Arrangements are under the care of Memorial Funeral Home.


  • Receiving of Family and Friends

    Saturday, December 19, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, December 19, 2020

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