George Austin King

Monday, January 18, 2016

George Austin King, 83, of Monett, passed away Friday, Jan. 8 2016, at Lacoba Homes in Monett.

He was born in McDowell June 14, 1932, the son of the late John and Maxine (Hilton) King. He was united in marriage to Bonnie Mae Hemphill Jan. 16, 1952, in Bentonville, Ark., and she survives.

He was a retired farmer and worked for Schreiber Foods in Monett. He was a veteran of the Korean War and was a member of the Chapel of Grace Church in Monett.

Survivors include: his wife, Bonnie, of the home; two sons, James Michael King, of Stark City, and John William King, of Liberal; one daughter, Sally Jo Heidlage, of Pierce City; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Wednesday at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Chapel in Monett.