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Juanita (Bell) King, age 87, of Stearns, Kentucky, passed away Tuesday, December 23, 2014, at the McCreary Health and Rehab Center in Pine Knot, Kentucky.
Mrs. King was a homemaker and member of the Meadows Grove Baptist Church. She been a member of the Disabled American Veterans and was a Kentucky Colonel.
Born in Yamacraw, Kentucky, on February 21, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Willa (Lucas) Bell. Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Dester King, a brother John H. Bell and three sisters; Gloria Elliott, Edna Bell and Jessie Wallin.
Surviving family include a son Danny D. King of Muncie, Indiana, a daughter; Gayle Hawk of Muncie, Indiana, five grandchildren, ten great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 27, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel of Pine Knot Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Sewell officiating. Burial will be in the Angel Cemetery in Stearns, Kentucky. Visitation will be Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until time for services at the funeral home.
I was so shocked to learn today (Jan 11) that Juanita had passed away. When I was a frequent visitor at the nursing home to be with my sister, I frequently looked in on Juanita when she was there. I'm saddened by the loss of your mother and a wonderful woman. She was a person I enjoyed talking with. My sister passed away October 8, so I didn't know Juanita was still a resident there. Heaven is rejoicing her presence.
Beverly Thiels Jan 11 2015 12:00 AM
MOUNTAIN MEADOWPEDESTAL ARRANGEMENT was sent by Neil Anthony.
Danny, Our thoughts are with you and your family. Your Mother was always welcoming and kind to me. Some of my earliest memories are of my Mother visiting with her in the kitchen of the old house in Mount Pleasant. I still remember your Mom and Dad comforting my Mother when my Father passed. I remember how your Mother was protective of me when you and Eric tried to get me to eat the bay or basil leaf in her three-way chili. It will be tough, but you will get through this and carry on like your Mother and Father would want you to. Keep telling bad jokes. Your Mom would want you to be happy. Neil, Charlotte, and the Anthony Family
Neil Anthony Dec 26 2014 12:00 AM
GRANDMA'S GARDEN TABLE BASKET was sent by ANDREA .
MAY YOU REST IN PEACE GRANDMA. HEAVEN HAS GAINED ANOTHER ANGEL. ANDREA & PETE BURTON BRANDI & KELSI SORRELL
PETE BURTON Dec 26 2014 12:00 AM