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Obituaries

Obituaries

Mary Ann King 1940 - 2011 Lawrence

Services for Mary Ann King, 70, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home & Crematory. Cremation will follow the service.
Mrs. King died Friday, Jan. 14, 2011, at her home.
She was born June 2, 1940, in St. Joseph, Mo., the daughter of Dr. Melvin and Ruth Howard. She graduated from Central High School, and attended Stephens College in Colombia, Mo. She earned a B.A. in education from Kansas University in 1962.
She taught in the Lawrence school district for two years.
She married O. Newton King on Aug. 11, 1962. The couple owned and operated King Pharmacy in Lawrence for more than 30 years.
Mary Ann was a member of Alpha Omicron Pi and P.E.O, AZ Chapter. She enjoyed shopping and spending time with her grandchildren at their Lone Star Lake Cabin.
Survivors include her husband, Newton, of the home; a daughter, Kim King, Lawrence; a son, Christopher King and his wife Megan, Lawrence; five grandsons, Grant and Brenner Gollier, and Harrison, Benjamin and Joshua King.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
The family suggests memorials to the American Heart Association, sent in care of the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent at www.rumsey-yost.com