Jean L. King

PRINCETON — Jean L. King, 79, of Randolph Avenue, Princeton, died suddenly Tuesday night, October 13, 2009 at Princeton Community Hospital.

Born May 1, 1930, at McComas, she was the daughter of the late Charlie Repass and Lillie White Repass.

Jean was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. She truly cherished every moment she spent with her family and she will be dearly missed by all.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Alex King; along with two sisters, Juanita Repass and Elva Simons; and a brother, Charles “Buddy” Repass.

Those left to cherish her memory include her devoted husband of 62 years, Randolph King; five loving children and their spouses, Randy and Joyce King of Lerona, Yvonne and Jim Reed of St. Albans, Vicky and Mike Storage of Milton, Sheila and Skip Wilson of Kingsport, Tenn., Barry and Sherri King of Princeton; twelve grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren.

For a wonderful life lived, a service of celebration will be held 1:00 p.m. Friday, October 16, 2009 from the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton with her son-in-law, Pastor Jim Reed speaking. Burial will follow in the Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton. A time of sharing gathering and sharing will be held on Friday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of services at the funeral home. Family and friends may share online messages of love via

Her grandchildren will serve as pallbearers.

The honor of serving the King family has been given to the Memorial Funeral Directory & Cremation Center on the Athens Road in Princeton.