‹ Return to Current Obituaries
Send FlowersHand delivered by a local florist
Send a Sympathy Card
Plant Memorial Trees


Pine Knot Funeral Home
Saturday October 29th, 2022
11:00am - 1:00pm

View Details

Funeral Service

Pine Knot Funeral Home
Saturday October 29th, 2022

View Details

Order Flowers now for guaranteed delivery before Marilyn 's visitation.

Marilyn Louise King

Marilyn King age 68 of Strunk, Kentucky passed from this life on Monday, October 24, 2022 at her home. 

She was born August 15, 1954 in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late Earl Barrett and Bessie (Burton) Barrett. In addition to her parents, Marilyn is preceded in death by her siblings Earl Jr. Barrett (wife, Jean), David Barrett (wife, Linda), Alice Thaxton (husband, Earl), Blane Barrett (wife, Ruth), and Charles Lenville Barrett (wife, Sandy). 

Surviving family include her husband, Larry King; her sons, Bobby Lynch (wife, Sam) and Larry Matthew King (wife, Jennifer) all of Murfreesboro, Tennessee; daughters, Nikki Rose Shaffer (husband, Andrew) of Levern, Tennessee and Christy Thompson (husband, Mark) of Glenville, Georgia; and grandchildren, Madeline, Emily Rose, Lily, Owen, Avery, Addison, Liam, James, and Matthew. 

Also surviving are Marilyn's brothers, Wayne Barrett (wife, Joyce) of Ross, Ohio, Carl Miller of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Freddie Sharpe of Franklin, Indiana; and her sisters, Jean (Barrett) Kurowicki of Evansville, Indiana and Brenda Barrett of Strunk, Kentucky. 

Marilyn was a member of the Whitley City Church of God. She enjoyed caring for her family, cooking, and travelling with her husband. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her. 

Funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 29, 2022 at 1:00 pm in the chapel of Pine Knot Funeral Home with Bro. Mark Thompson and Bro. Johnny Perry officiating. Burial is to follow in the King-Meadow Cemetery in Pine Knot. The family will receive friends for visitation on Saturday after 11:00 am until service time. 

Pine Knot Funeral Home is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. 

To plant memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Marilyn King, please visit our flower store.


A candle was lit in memory of Marilyn King

Leslie Perry Oct 28 2022 11:49 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Marilyn King

Janie Duncan Oct 27 2022 5:56 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Marilyn King

Bruce & Ella Stephens Oct 26 2022 2:05 PM

Too many precious memories to choose from. Looking forward to meeting on the other side.

Deanna Oct 26 2022 1:51 PM

Prayers and condolences for this incredible loss. Marilyn was a wonderful woman, wife, mother. Loved being in worship services with her years ago.

Joan Smith Oct 26 2022 10:34 AM