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Alice Magee King, 90, widow of George W. King, died Saturday, October 7, at Laurel Heights Home for the Elderly. She was co-owner and an interior designer at Magee's Furniture in London.
A former trustee of Sue Bennett College, Ms. King had attended Sue Bennett Training School and graduated from London High School and Sue Bennett College. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, London. She also had been President of the Junior Woman's
Club, a member of the Marymount Hospital Auxiliary, a member of the East Tennessee Interior Design Association and an avid supporter of the University of Kentucky football team.
One of Ms. King's proudest accomplishments was when she received her airplane pilot's license at the young age of 16. She was a member of the London Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol where she reached the rank of lieutenant.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, Roscoe E. and Gladys Seeley Magee.
Ms. King is survived by two sons, Bobby King and wife. Billie, London, Bill King and wife, Margie, Phoenix, Az., a sister, Dorothy (Dobby) Magee, London, six grandchildren, Marti Harris and Tony Brown, both of London, Michelle Brock, Harlan, Alicia King, Cottonwood, Az., Julia King, Phoenix, Az., and Alexander King, Los Angeles, Ca., and six great-grandchildren.
Private graveside services were conducted at A. R. Dyche Memorial Park. Bowling Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Memorials are suggested to Laurel Heights Home for the Elderly, 202 West 12th Street, London, Ky. 40741.
Published on October 11, 2017
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