Island Cremations & Funeral Home ~ Merritt Island, Florida ~ 321-454-3331

Obituaries

WILLIE LEE KING

August 23, 1930 - May 7, 2018

Viewing will be held Friday May 18, 2018 from 5 to 7 p.m., at Island Cremations & Funeral Home, 405 S Courtenay Pkwy, Merritt Island FL 32952 Home going services will be held Saturday May 19, 2018 9:30 (previewing) 10:00 Home going at River of Life Assembly of God 1890 N Courtenay Pkwy.

Willie Lee King was born August 23, 1930 in Cocoa Florida. On August 23, 1951 Willie King was united with her late husband Richard A. King. Through Richards Air Force assignmets they traveld from Cocoa to Japan, South Dakota, England, Montana and Georgia. They gave birth at every Air Force Base along their journey. In 1965 she became employed as a cook for the Head Start Program. Through encouragement of the program Director she obtained her AA Degree. Her passion for the education and welfare of children and families inspired her to continue to strive for excellence and became a Head Teacher, Parent Involvement Coordinator and Social Service Coordinator during her employment with the Head Start Program. Willie King is survived by her children, Deborah Clark, Richard (Rose) King, Steven (Leslie) King, Valerie (Eddie) Johnson, Catherine King, Carol (Stanley) Roper, Jonathan (Mona) King; 17 Grand Children, 23 Great Grand Children; four sisters; one sister-in-law; one brother and one brother-in-law. Viewing will be held Friday May 18, 2018 from 5 to 7 p.m., at Island Cremations & Funeral Home, 405 S Courtenay Pkwy, Merritt Island FL 32952 Homegoing services will be held Saturday May 19, 2018 9:30 (previewing) 10:00 Homegoing at River of Life Assembly of God 1890 N Courtenay Pkwy.