July 29, 1917 - December 2, 2011
Ella Mae King, 94, of Pensacola, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 2, 2011. Mrs. King was born July 29, 1917, at the family farm in Sunshine Hill, Florida. She was a teacher, a homemaker, and a faithful Christian. She was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She taught women’s Sunday School at Brentwood United Methodist Church for over 30 years. Mrs. King enjoyed reading, gardening, sewing, and traveling with her husband throughout the United States. Mrs. King was preceded in death by her parents: Addie and A. J. Taylor. Siblings: Lottie T. Gilley, Brooks Taylor, Malissa T. Dreadin, Jack Taylor, Edna T. Smith, and Ruth T.Golightly; and loving husband of 62 years, Carnley C. King. Mrs. King is survived by her children: son, Larry King (Betty) of South Haven, MI; son, Wayne King of McKinney, TX; daughter, Cheryl K. Philpot of Lakeland, FL; and son, Alan King (Sandy) of Pensacola. She is also survived by nine grandchildren: Angeila K. Harris, Larry Alan King, Matt King, Chris King, Brian Philpot, Bryce Philpot, Brent Philpot, Ryan King, and Patrick King; seven great-grandchildren: Samantha King, Jake King, Tyson Harris, Presley Philpot, Nash Harris, Cooper Philpot, and Sydney Philpot. She is survived by her brother, Bill Taylor of Molino; and fifteen nieces and nephews. Visitation will be at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 7, 2011, at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North with funeral service following at 11:00 a.m. Her nephew, Rev. Jack Taylor, is officiating. Pallbearers will be Mrs. King’s grandsons. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Crabtree Church Cemetery Association (P. O. Box 363, Cantonment, FL. 32533) or memorial donations to Ferry Pass United Methodist Church. FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME NORTH, 1000 Highway 29 South, Cantonment, FL 32533 is in charge of arrangements.
Ella Mae King, 94, of Pensacola, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 2, 2011. Mrs. King was born July 29, 1917, at the family farm in Sunshine Hill, Florida. She was a teacher, a homemaker, and a faithful Christian. She was a devoted... View Obituary & Service Information
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