Memorial services for Wilma Jenkins King, age 88 of Fayetteville, will be conducted Sunday at 1:00 PM at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Van Johnson officiating. Private burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery beside her husband, J. C. King who passed away in 2006. Mrs. King passed away Tuesday morning at her residence.
She was a native of Lawrence County, TN and the daughter of the late Marvin and Vassie McGuire Jenkins. Mrs. King was an artist at King’s Studio and was a member of the Fayetteville First Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sons: John King and wife Wanda of Maury County and Benny King and wife Regina of Fayetteville, daughter: Angela Sims and husband Bobby of Eads, TN, grandchildren: Chris King of Long Island, NY, Melody Turpin and husband Ryan of Lexington, KY, Sam King and wife Mary of Lexington, KY, Beth Wolfe and husband Jamie of Clemmons, NC, Jenny Cowell and husband Zack of Memphis, and Paige McCoy and husband Chris of Eads, TN, twelve great-grandchildren, sister Faye Isaacs and husband Howard of Nashville, sister-in-law Pegga Jenkins of Fayetteville and sister-in-law Hazel King of Nashville. Mrs. King was preceded in death by grandson Michael King, brothers Wilford Jenkins and brother-in-law Melvin King.
Visitation with the family will be Saturday 5-8 PM at Higgins Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Fayetteville First Baptist Church.