Mary King (10/23/1916 - 10/26/2018)

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A funeral service for Mary King, age 102 of Bullard, is scheduled at 3 o'clock in the afternoon Monday, October 29, 2018 at Bullard Southern Baptist Church. Rev. Donnie Barron and Rev. Scott Brown will officiate. Mrs. King will be laid to rest at Bullard City Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.

She passed away Friday, October 26, 2018 in Bullard.

Mary was born October 23, 1916 in Macon, Georgia to the late Elbert and Mae (Alleson) Ellis.

She was a charter member of Bullard Southern Baptist Church. For many years, she helped prepare meals for the Wednesday night service.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Willis King; daughter, Billie Williamson; three grandchildren; five brothers and four sisters.

Left to cherish her memory are her sons and daughters-in-law, Carl and Ann King of Bullard, Arlon and Frances King of Mixon, Kenneth and Linda King and Tim and Donna King, all of Bullard. She is also survived by special friends, Brenda Hobbs and Barbara Higginbotham; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; 17 great-great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation will begin on Sunday, October 28, 2018 and friends are cordially invited to visit with Mary's family from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville.

Rather than customary condolences, memorials may be made to Hospice of East Texas 4111 University Blvd., Tyler, Texas 75701 or Southern Baptist Church of Bullard, 716 N. Houston St., Bullard, Texas 75757.

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Jacksonville, TX 75766
(903) 586-6262
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Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Oct. 28, 2018