Anna B. King, 80

Anna B. “Ann” King, 80, of Wabash, died at 5:45 p.m., Tuesday, March 1, 2016, at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne. 

She was born Sept. 10, 1935, in Grandin, Mo., to Hiram and Wilma "Pat" (Connell) Smith.

Ann married Donald W. King in Huntington, on Oct. 20, 1951. 

She retired from Vernon Manor Children's Home after 10 years and also worked at Shirt Shed.  Ann was a member of the Emmanuel Free Will Baptist Church.  She loved the Lord, her church, her church family, and also loved spending time with her family. 

She is survived by her husband, Donald W. King of Wabash; five children, Rae (Junior) Hall of Wabash, Kay (Stan) Fetter of Huntington, Don (Brenda) King of Denver, Mike King of Seminole, Fla., and Terry (Kathrine) King of Wabash; 16  grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren, and her brother, Don (Tamara) Smith of Wabash. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, two sisters, two grandchildren, and three great grandchildren.

Funeral services were Monday, March 7, 2016, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with Pastor Terry Hinds officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.  Visitation was Sunday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Emmanuel Free Will Baptist Church Building Fund.

The memorial guest book for Ann may be signed at


Posted on 2016 Mar 08