William O. King

Published 6:00 am Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Services for William O. King, of Brookhaven, are 1 p.m.Wednesday, Dec. 10, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel on NatchezDrive with burial in Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Visitation is Tuesday from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. King, 84, died Dec. 6, 2008, at Silver Cross Home. He was bornin Lincoln County on Jan. 9, 1924, to James Hiram King and DixieDykes King.

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He retired from Armstrong Tire. He served in the U.S. Army AirCorps during World War II. He was a member of Bethel UnitedMethodist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Eva Oliver King;a daughter, Lynda Faye King; and a grandchild, KimberlyFreeman.

Survivors are a daughter, Barbara King Freeman, of Stockbridge,Ga.; a brother, Robert C. King, of Brookhaven; his sisters, RubyWilliams, of Hattiesburg, Helen Brown, of Clinton, and Liz Lambert,of Brookhaven; his two grandchildren, Kellie Russell, ofHenryville, Ind., and Brian W. Freeman, of Augusta, Ga.; his sevengreat-grandchildren, Charlie Russell, Tommy Russell, KimberlyRussell, Johnny Russell, Brielle Freeman , Breez Freeman andBroderick Freeman.