|Birth: ||Jun. 17, 1919|
|Death: ||Jun. 3, 2007|
June 17, 1919 - June 3, 2007
MARKLEVILLE — Beulah "Bea" Irene (Hixson) King, 87, Markleville, died June 3, 2007, at her residence after an extended illness.
She was born June 17, 1919, in Detroit, Mich., and as a child she lived in Kansas, Nevada, Illinois, Michigan and Indiana. As an adult she lived in Madison County-Anderson, Daleville and Markleville.
She was employed in inspection at Delco Remy Plants 7 and 20 for 30 years. She was also a real estate broker.
She was a member of North Christian Church in Markleville. She enjoyed fishing, swimming, raising, training and showing German shepherds. She also bowled in three leagues, did ceramic art and raised exotic birds.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Terry Bruce and Nancy King of Anderson; daughter and son-in-law, Shirley Anne and Ralph Willoughby of Pendleton; grandchildren, David Willoughby of Fort Wayne, Christina Hockema of Pendleton, Kathy Willoughby of Anderson, Ray King, Christopher King and Wendy King, all of Anderson; Scott Shirley, Kevin Shirley, Jason Shirley and Justin Shirley, all of Anderson, and Brent Dustin King of Lynnville, Tenn.; great-grandchildren, Matthew Hockema of Anderson, Amy Hockema of New York, Randy Shirley, LaSandra Shirley, Kyle Shirley, Colton Shirley, Mackenzie Shirley, Kendall Shirley, Lauren Shirley, and Jackson Shirley, all of Anderson, and Austin Dane King of Lynnville, Tenn.; and a great-great-granddaughter, Michelle Lee Hockema of Anderson.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Bonnie Wolfe; father, Owen Robert Hixson; stepmother, Helen Hixson; sons, Randall Lee Shirley and Dale Brent King; and husband of 60 years, Herman Edsel King.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service with the Rev. Gerald Burnett officiating. Burial will be in Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
E-mail condolences to RJFuneralSvc@aol.com.
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