Emily Ann King, 81

Emily Ann King, 81, of Wabash, died at 8 a.m., Saturday, March 5, 2016, at her home. 

She was born Sept. 22, 1934, in Wabash County, to Clarence Edward and Nellie Olive (Randall) King.

Emily married Hal Rhamy King at the Dora Christian Church on March 10, 1954; he died March 23, 2010.  She was the kitchen supervisor for Millers Merry Manor, retiring after 35 years, and also worked several years at the election polls.  She was a member of the Wabash Christian Church and the Silver Sneakers Club at the YMCA.  Emily enjoyed cooking and loved her family. 

She is survived by four children, Kalvin (Susan) King of Virginia Beach, VA., Kenton (Deborah) King of Warsaw, Charlotte Anderson and Bob (Wanda) King, both of Wabash, 11 grandchildren, Aaron (Jeanette) Anderson and Karrie (Kyle) Merriman, both of Wabash, Alicia (Eldon) Long of Warsaw, Derrick (Amanda) King of Pickens, S.C., Daniel Clark of Wabash, Jessica (Terry) Grinslade of Greentown, Rachel (Kiowa) Ackley of North Manchester, Christopher King of Denton, Texas, Chad King and Cody King, both of Virginia Beach, and Angie (Gene) Seifert of West Point, Va.; 14 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Paul (Mary) King of Wabash, and Tim (Ruth) King of Woodbury, N.J.; two sisters, Karla Eltzroth of South Whitley, and Marilyn Fisher of Wabash. 

She was also preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services will be 2 pm Wednesday, March  9, 2016 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Solomon David officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 4-8 pm Tuesday, at the funeral home.

The memorial guest book for Emily may be signed at


Posted on 2016 Mar 08