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James Lemuel King


Lynn county News, July 4, 1977

J.L. King Rites Arranged

SEMINOLE (Special) – Services for J.L. King, 69, of Seminole, will be at 10 a.m. today in the First United Methodist Church here. The Rev. Keith Wiseman, pastor of Means Memorial Methodist Church in Andrews will officiate, with the Rev. J. Alvis Cooley, pastor of First United Methodist Church in Lamesa, assisting.

Graveside rites will be conducted at 4 p.m. today in Amarillo Memorial Park under the direction of Singleton Funeral Home here.

King died in Seminole Memorial Hospital at 10:30 p.m. Monday after a lengthy illness.

The Lynn County native moved to Seminole 4 ½ years ago from Panhandle. The retired deputy sheriff for the Carson County Sheriff’s Department was a member of First United Methodist Church here and the Oddfellows Lodge in Panhandle. He married Eula A. Wrather Dec 10, 1965.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Lanell Rafe of Phoenix, Ariz., and Miss Mary Kay King of Amarillo; a son George J. of Waco; a sister, Mrs. Lee Taylor of Morton; two brothers, Rev. J. Paul King and Wilson King, both of Oklahoma City, Okla.; and four grandchildren.

NOTE: James Lemuel King was born and raised in Lynn County. He was the second oldest son of James Oscar and Minnie Lee King.

Contributed by John King.