Corinne P. King

Aug. 1, 1916 - Aug. 29, 2010

Funeral service for Corinne P. King, age 94, of New Smyrna Beach, who died on Sunday, August 29, 2010 after a lengthy illness, will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, September 2 at Settle-Wilder's New Smyrna Beach Chapel, with The Reverend Luke McKinney, officiating. Burial will follow at Daytona Memorial Park, Daytona Beach. Calling hours will be 6:00-8:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 1 at Settle-Wilder Chapel, New Smyrna Beach.

Born in Stewart, Mississippi, Mrs. King, a homemaker, was a member of First Baptist Church in New Smyrna Beach since 1945. A former Sunday School teacher, she held various positions in the church, was a former member of Beta Sigma Phi, New Smyrna Beach, and loved working in the yard with her flowers.

Survivors include 2 daughters, Margie Barnes and her husband Skip and Annette Young and her husband, Mel, all of New Smyrna Beach; 5 grandchildren, Lynette Collina and her husband, Ken, Albert Walsh and his wife, Gloria, Tammy Hobbs and her husband, Matt, Mel Young III, Tom Young and his wife, Lisa; 1 sister, Ozell Stephenson; 10 great grandchildren, 4 great-great grandchildren, a great niece and great nephew, and many friends. Mrs. King was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Albert C. King on January 20, 1993.

A special thank you goes to her great granddaughter, Geralyn George and her husband, Rodney, for the care they gave her in their home.

Memorial donations may be made in Mrs. King's name to First Baptist Church Life Center, 214 Sams Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, Florida 32168.

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