Mamie Duncan King, age 70 of Strunk, Kentucky passed away Saturday, November 27, 2010.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Pine Knot Funeral Home with Rev. Harold Rollins and Rev. Johnny Perry officiating. Burial will be at the Jones Cemetery in Strunk. The family will receive friends Monday from 6 a" 9 p.m.
Born April 17, 1940, in Allardt, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Bert Mansfield and Rachel Lois Strunk Dishman. She is also preceded in death by her first husband Theodore Duncan who died in 1980, and second husband Chester King who passed away in 2000, one son Jeff Wilson and a foster son Timothy Bowlin,
two step children Paul and Rodney King, two brothers Richard Jr. Wilson and Leonard Dishman, a sister Bertie Faye Dishman and an infant brother.
Surviving family include two daughters Linda Lay Ross (and husband Lonzo) and Pammie Wilson Noel (and husband Rick) of Strunk, a foster son Sherman Bowlin of Covington, KY, step children Sharon Jones and Jack King both of Strunk, three brothers Harold Dishman of Newport, Illinois, Cletus and Hurstel Dishman of Allardt, Tennessee, and a sister Lela Larue of Oregon. Grandchildren include Danny Lay of Winfield, Tennessee, Kevin Lay, Brandon and Richard Stephens, all of Strunk, great grandchildren Danny (Roo) and Chelsea Lay of Strunk, a foster granddaughter Tiffany Longmire of Strunk, and a step granddaughter Amber Williams of Winfield, 14 other grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. An additional grandson, Shawn Staton of Waynesburg, KY
Mrs. King had been a cook at the Blue Heron Restaurant and was a member of the Silerville Baptist Church. Most of her life was spent as caregiver for her family and friends which she enjoyed immensely. She also enjoyed her flowers and gardening.