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Zella Fair King Best
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Birth: Dec. 21, 1881
Collin County
Texas, USA
Death: Oct. 2, 1953
Olympia
Thurston County
Washington, USA

Mrs. Zella Jensen Best died in an Olympia hospital Friday night at the age of seventy-one years. She had lived with her daughter, Mrs. Harry O. (Violet) Norden, in Olympia. She was born in Farmersville, Texas, December 21, 1881. In 1889 she accompanied her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John D. King, to Eatonville where they settled on a homestead. In addition to her daughter in Olympia, Mrs. Best is survived by two sons, Cyrus and Donald Jensen, both in Olympia; a brother, Hiram P. King, Eatonville; five sisters, Mrs. Ellen Dupertius in White Swan, Mrs. Orena Potter, Salinas, California, Mrs. Vivian Van Eaton, Mrs. Lahuna Manning, and Mrs. Margaret E. Taylor, all in Eatonville; also five grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. The funeral service will be held in Mills and Mills chapel this Monday afternoon, starting at one o'clock. The Reverend Delbert Daniels will officiate. Burial will take place in Masonic Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Dillard King (1848 - 1919)
  Margaret Catherine Case King (1853 - 1934)
 
 Spouse:
  Salve Jensen (1862 - 1948)
 
 Children:
  Violet W. Jensen Key (1902 - 1999)*
  Cyrus Theodore Jensen (1903 - 1990)*
  Donald A. Jensen (1907 - 1998)*
 
 Siblings:
  Stonewall Jackson King (1872 - 1942)*
  Ellen Rebecca King Dupertuis (1874 - 1956)*
  Benjamin Roscoe King (1876 - 1933)*
  Laura Olympia King Josselyn (1879 - 1925)*
  Zella Fair King Best (1881 - 1953)
  Vivian Lee King Van Eaton (1884 - 1980)*
  Orena Bell King Potter (1887 - 1974)*
  Tennessee Launa King Manning (1890 - 1973)*
  Margaret Elaine King Taylor (1893 - 1990)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Masonic Memorial Park
Tumwater
Thurston County
Washington, USA
Plot: Row 29, Lot 7, Block 154
 
Created by: Leslie MITCHELL Smith
Record added: Apr 10, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50935721
Zella Fair <i>King</i> Best
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Zella Fair <i>King</i> Best
Added by: Bill and Elaine Schrock
 
 
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 Added: Sep. 3, 2011
 
 
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