Shelby  County  Indiana


The  La Porte County  Herald-Argus
LaPorte County, Indiana
Friday, April 12, 2013
August 5, 1938 - April 10, 2013
          Mrs. Ada L. King,  74, of Hamlet, passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at IU Health La Porte Hospital, after a lengthy illness.  She was born on August 5, 1938, in Linton, Indiana, to  Earl J. and  Lula Mae (Miller) Hoops  and lived most of her life in La Porte County.  She had worked at American Rubber and at Fiberbond.  On August 24, 1951, in Bloomfield, Indiana, she married  Truman B. King  who preceded her on May 14, 2004. Ada attended Assembly of God Church in Kingsford Heights, Indiana.  She was active as a Boy Scout Leader, member of Hoosiers Boys Club Auxiliary, enjoyed traveling, gaming and was a devout Cubs fan. She loved her family and was a loving grandmother.
          Ada is survived by one daughter,  Vickie Murray (Dan Buck),  New Carlisle, Indiana; three sons,  Truman King, Jr.  of La Porte;  Thomas (Lisa) King  of La Porte;  John King, Sr.  of Hamlet; 12 grandchildren,  Aimee Meier,  Erica Irvin,  Chad King,  Megan King , Melissa King,  Matthew King,  Trinity King,  Brian Lower,  Tunisha Lower,  Angela Murray,  Patricia Murray,  John King, Jr.;  nine great-grandchildren,  Isabella,  Bryce,  Madelynn,  Addison,  Olin,  Harley,  Jazmyn,  Destiny,  Logan;  one sister,  Wilma Stephans;  one brother,  Gilbert Hoops;  and several nieces and nephews.  Ada is preceded in death by her husband, parents; one grandson,  Daniel Murray;  one great-granddaughter,  Kyleigh Faith Wood-King;  three brothers,  Jessie Hoops,  Earl Hoops,  Willis Hoops;  and three sisters,  Doris Hoops,  Melba Owens and  Delores Cunningham.
          The funeral Service will be on Saturday at 1 p.m. at Essling Funeral Home with Rev. Ian Williams officiating.  The visitation will be on Friday 4 to 8 p.m. and on Saturday from noon to 1 p.m.  Burial will be in Tracy Cemetery following the service.  Memorial Contributions may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.
Contributed by Phyllis Fleming and  Betty Kitchen

The  Herald-Times
Bloomington, Indiana
Monday, June 18, 2007
Kathleen 'Kate' King, 82
OCT. 18, 1924 — JUNE 16, 2007
          SCOTLAND — Kathleen "Kate" King,  82, of Scotland, died Saturday at Bloomington Hospital.  Born Oct. 18, 1924, in Greene County, she was the daughter of  Jesse Brown Padgett and  Emma Jane (Hamilton) Padgett.  She was a homemaker and attended Scotland United Methodist Church.
          Survivors include two daughters and their husbands,  Linda and  Bill Quakenbush  of Scotland, and  Connie and  Mark Berg  of Dalton, Ohio; three sisters,  Verniece Summerville,  of Scotland, and  Madge Haywood  and  Floella Walters,  both of Bloomfield; one brother,  Jack Padgett;  seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands,  Gerald Britton  in 1985 and  Herbert H. King  in 2003; three sons,  Lee Roy,  Dave and  Vernon;  two brothers,  Ventson and  Alvin;  and one sister,  Oneita Alexander.
          Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home in Bloomfield, with Rev. Billy Ed Hostettler officiating.  Burial will be at Scotland Cemetery.  Friends may call 4-8 p.m. today and one hour prior to services Tuesday at the funeral home.
Contributed by Phyllis Fleming and  Betty Kitchen

The  La Porte County  Herald-Argus
LaPorte County, Indiana
Tuesday, May 18, 2004
Mr Truman B King Sr, 71
of Indianapolis
1933 - 2004
          Mr. Truman B. King, Sr.,  71, of 0848E CR-860S, Hamlet, died Friday, May 14, 2004, at 4:10 a.m. at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.  He was born March 11, 1933, in Coalfield, Tenn., to  Fred and  Gladys (Keeton) King,  and had lived in the LaPorte County area since 1950, coming from Coalfield.  He retired from LaPorte Foundry as a moulder after 33 years and worked at Duramold in Mishawaka.  He was a member of Kingsford Heights Assembly of God, vice president of Hoosier Boys Club of Kingsford Heights and served as secretary and corresponding representative for United Moulders Union, Local 82. He also coached baseball at several different levels and men's softball.
          On Aug. 24, 1951, in Bloomfield, Ind., he married  Ada L. Hoops,  who survives.  Also surviving are one daughter,  Vickie Murray  of Hamlet; three sons,  Truman B. (Yolinda) Jr. and  Thomas F. (Lisa),  both of LaPorte and  John E. (Helen) Sr.  of Hamlet and 13 grandchildren,  Melissa King,  Matt King,  Brian Lower,  Tunisha Lower,  Trinity King,  Aimee King,  Erica Irvin,  Chad King,  Megan King,  John King, Jr.  and  Daniel,  Angela and  Patricia Murray;  and one brother,  Duane (Lou).  He was preceded in death by his parents.
          The funeral was Monday at Essling Funeral Home, LaPorte, with Revs. Billy and Ardyce Smith officiating.  Burial was in Tracy Cemetery, Tracy, Ind.  Memorial contributions may be made to Kingsford Heights Assembly of God Church, Kingsford Heights, IN 46346; or American Diabetes Association, 7363 E. 21 St., Indianapolis, IN 46219.
Contributed by Phyllis Fleming and  Betty Kitchen

The  Shelbyville  News
Thursday, February 25, 1999
Elizabeth “Betty” (Porter) King, 85, Shelbyville, died Monday at Major Hospital.
Born Sept. 19, 1913, in Parker City d/o  Thurman and Letitia (Gates) Porter
Schoolteacher for 38 years; taught at Claypool Elementary School, Muncie, until her retirement in 1975.
50-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Muncie Chapter No. 104, and a member of College Avenue United Methodist Church, Muncie.
Survivors:  daughter, Mrs. Ronnie (Sandra) Linville, Morristown; and two grandchildren.
Parson Mortuary, Muncie. Burial will be in Beech Grove Cemetery.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, Feb. 16, 1998
Dorothy T. (Wilkins) King, 87, Fairland, died Sunday, Beech Grove.
Born Nov. 12, 1910, d/o  James Augustus and Lilly (Lancaster) Wilkins.  Married  Vern L. King, and he preceded her in death.
Member of Pleasant View Baptist Church and the Fairland Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star.
Survivors include a son, Gus King, Indianapolis; a daughter, Elizabeth Parrott, London; 11 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Hendryx Mortuary, New Palestine Chapel, with the Rev. Ron Robinson officiating.
Burial will be in New Palestine Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Pleasant View Baptist Church.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Thursday September 5, 1985
Ray Ross King, 49, Rushville, died at 12:48 a.m. today, Veteran's Hospital, Indianapolis.
Mechanic at Bennett's Marathon and Rush County Tire Company.
U.S. Air Force veteran of the Viet Nam Conflict.  Member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Born February 3, 1936, s/o  Ross W.  and  Violet King, Henry County.
Surviving:  mother, Violet King, Freeport; sons,  David King, California, and  Michael King, Rushville; two grandsons; brothers,  Keith King, Virginia, and  Gale King, Freeport; and sisters,  Mrs. Richard (Betty) Jackson, Texas, and  Mrs. Norma Case, Rushville.
Moster and Cox Mortuary,  Rev. Robert Anderson  officiating.
Burial:  East Hill Cemetery.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Wednesday, December 21, 1960
Heart Attach Fatal To Veteran of W.W. I
Rufus N. King, 63, died Tuesday, VA Hospital, Indianapolis.
Resident of Washington Township, Shelby County for 18 years.
Farmer and former carpenter.
Member of Lewis Creek Baptist Church and Farmer's Lodge F. & A.M.
Native of Marion Township, s/o  Charles and Elizabeth King.  Born February 24, 1897.
Married  Loretta Grothums  January 1, 1920; she died May 23, 1921.
Married  Lucy Demott  February 7, 1923.
Survivors:  wife;  daughter (first marriage), Mrs. Paul (Clara) Clark, Tallahassee, FL; son (second marriage), Charles F. King, Greenfork;  six grandchildren;  two sisters,  Mrs. Anna West  and  Miss Della King, Indianapolis.
Sleeth Funeral Home with Rev. R. C. McNeely and Rev. Hodgkin officiating.
Burial:  Lewis Creek Cemetery.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

 The  Shelbyville  Democrat
Saturday, October 27, 1917
Page 1
          Carson H. King, whose death at Camp Grant, near Rockford, Ill., was reported by the Democrat of Friday evening, was a victim of lobar pneumonia, the word being brought here this monring by his wife and his father, Henry King, near Boggstown, who accompanied the body here from Camp Grant.  He was ill only four days.
          The body was taken to the home of  Mrs. Anna Skinner, 118 east Broadway, mother of Mrs. King, and friends may call there from 2 to 4 o'clock Sunday afternoon, 7 to 9 o'clock Sunday night and from 9 o'clock Monday morning until the hour for the funeral.
          Services will be held at the house at 1:30 o'clock Monday afternoon, the Rev. H. N. Spear officiating, and the burial will be made in Forest Hill cemetery in charge of Stewart & Fix.
          Mr. King was a member of the Eagles' lodge of this city and the lodge will take part in the burial ceremonies.  Thirty-eight of the members of the lodge here have been called into service, and the lodge is carrying $1,100 insurance on each of them.  Mr. King is the first of these members to die.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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