Saturday, May 11, 2013

Luetta Lorraine King 1927-2013

Luetta Lorraine King, 85, formerly of Blockton, departed this life on May 7, 2013 at the Mount Ayr Health Care Center in Mount Ayr, where she had resided the past two years.

Lorraine was born July 17, 1927 in Savannah to Lonnie Gilbert and Mary (Brumfield) Cavin. She graduated from the Blockton High School. On October 12, 1946, she was united in marriage to Edwin Wendell King. To this union two sons were born, Phillip and Daniel. Edwin and Lorraine had over 66 years together.

Lorraine was very active in the Blockton community as long as her health permitted. She was a member of the Methodist Church, Eastern Star, American Legion Auxiliary, Garden Club, and Sunshine Club.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Wesley Eugene Cavin, and sister Lillian May Cavin.

Lorraine is survived by husband Edwin of Mount Ayr Health Care, sons Phillip (Myrna) of Bedford, and Dan (Esther) of Redding; six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and two step-grandchildren.

Lorraine has been cremated. There will be a Memorial Service at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of the Prugh-Dunfee Funeral Home in Grant City.

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