Bonnie Kathleen King 1935 - 2011 Lecompton
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Bonnie Kathleen King, 75, of Lecompton, died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011, at the University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, Kan.
Bonnie was born March 19, 1935, at Buffalo Valley, Okla., the daughter of Cluster and Naida Burnett McMurrian. She was a 1953 graduate of Buffalo Valley High School.
Bonnie served in the ministry of the Lecompton Chapel, serving nursing homes and care centers. She had formerly worked as a foster parent and child caregiver. She and her husband co-owned and operated King’s Standard Station in Perry for 12 years. She was a member of the Lecompton Chapel and the Lecompton Historical Society.
She was married to Virgil Lee King on March 18, 1953, at Wolverton, Okla., He survives at home.
Other survivors include three sons, Rickey L. (Susan) King, Tecumseh, Eric W. King, Lecompton, Kent (Pauline) King, Perry; four daughters, Kathy (Steve) Fox, Oskaloosa, Brenda (Bill) Willis, Lecompton, Gayle King, Lecompton, and Jenny King, Lecompton; three brothers, Roy McMurrian, Tom Mcmurrian, both of Buffalo Valley, Okla., and Jim McMurrian, Bixby, Okla.; one sister, Winnie Johnson, Buffalo Valley, Okla.; 39 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Perry American Legion Building. Cremation will follow the services. Inurnment will be at a later date at Maple Grove Cemetery, Lecompton.
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the American Legion in Perry.
Memorials may be made to the residents’ activity fund of Hickory Pointe Care Center in Oskaloosa, sent in care of Barnett-Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa, KS 66066.
Online condolences may be made at barnettchapeloaks.com
This information was provided to the Journal-World as a paid tribute.