Mrs. Vera Whitaker King, age 93, of Higgston, died Monday, March 22, 2021, at her home after a brief illness. She was a lifelong resident of Montgomery County and lived near Higgston all of her life. In her early years, she worked with Rosebud Manufacturing and retired from Oxford Industries after many years. She was a member of Higgston Baptist Church; and she enjoyed sewing and all her grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband Milray King; a son, Jarvis King; parents, Harmon Whitaker and Florida Morris Whitaker; three brothers, Gene, Tony, and Ronnie Whitaker; and four sisters, Alberta “Burt” Galbreath, Margaret “Sam” Glisson, Sally Smith, and Bessie O’Conner.
Survivors include one son, Travis G. King and wife Cathy; four grandchildren, Danny King and wife Beth, Brandi Pittman and husband Anthony, all of Higgston, Angie Bolt and husband Ron of North Carolina, and Eric King and wife Donna of South Carolina; great-grandchildren, Hayley Kuntz and husband Clyde, Sean King, Cody King, Madison Kephart, and Lillyanna Pittman; great-great-grandchildren, Conner and Colten Kuntz; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins, including two special cousins, Randall McLeod and wife Monice and Helen Barfield.
A graveside funeral service will be held Thursday, March 25th, at 11:00 a.m. in Ferguson Cemetery with Pastor Owen Waters officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Affinis Hospice, 806 Maple Drive, Vidalia, GA 30474.
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