Delia Smith King

Published 1:21 pm Monday, March 8, 2010

Services for Delia Smith King, of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m. Sunday,March 7, at Siloam M.B. Church with burial in the church cemetery.Williams Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is Sunday at the funeral home.

Mrs. King, 98, died March 2, 2010, at the University of MississippiMedical Center. She was born in Lincoln County on June 22, 1911, toBart Smith and Elizabeth Buie Smith.

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She was a member of Siloam M.B. Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, ClarenceKing; her sons, Jessie King and Robert “June” King; and herbrothers, Cato Smith, Grant London and Robert Smith.

Survivors are her grandson, Edward King and wife, Alma, ofBrookhaven; her granddaughters, Myrtis Tillman and husband, Robert,of Brookhaven, Laura Kersee, of Houston, Texas, Helen Johnson, ofWaterloo, Iowa, Deletha King, of Los Angeles, Calif., and JessieLyes, of Rock Island, Ill.; her sister, Louvena Porter, of Chicago,Ill.; her special friend, Shack Avant, of Brookhaven; her specialniece, Georgia Knox, of Brookhaven; 13 grandchildren; 9great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives andfriends.