King Obituaries
submitted by: Joy Guentert, Roseville, California -

Friday November 13, 1931

Atchison Co. Mail

Louady May King

Mrs. Lou King, native of Rock Port and a life long resident of this community, died at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Sebree, her son Earl’s father-in-law and mother-in-law, at Tarkio, Saturday, November 7th.


    Mrs. King has been in ill health for a long time and when her condition became alarming some time ago she was taken to the Sebree home for care and treatment.

    The remains were brought to Rock Port Monday afternoon and the funeral service was held at the Christian church by Rev. R. A. Karraker, pastor of the Tarkio Christian church.  Interment was at the Millsap cemetery west of Rock Port.

     Mrs. King’s maiden name was Louady May, she being the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wiley May.  She was born in Rock Port, December 19th, 1864.  She was married to Henry Beeman King in August 1885.  He died about 30 years ago.  To them were born two children – a son and a daughter.  The daughter, Mrs. Nick May, died August 17, 1918.  The son is Earl King, who has been an employee of the Burlington railroad at Tarkio a number of years.  There are two grandchildren and one great-grandchild. 

    Besides these relatives, Mrs. King is survived by one sister, Mrs. Sally Eilers of Scotts Bluff, Neb.  Three brothers, Ed, Lige, and John May are deceased.

Mrs. King had been a member of the Christian church from early age and had always been interested and active in the affairs of the church.  She was a meme of the Loyal Workers class of that organization.  With the exception of two years spent in Kansas, Mrs. King’s entire life was spent in this community.

Retyped by M. Joy Guentert

Note:   The 1870 Atchison Co. Census lists her as Martha May.

July 15, 1898
Atchison Co. Journal

Henry Beeman King

Died---On Monday, July 11th, 1898, at the home of his mother northwest of Rock Port, Mr. Henry Beeman King, in the 40th year of his age. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. E. G. Harbart and the remains layed to rest in the Millsaps cemetery Tuesday. He leaves a wife and two children and his mother and three brothers to mourn his demise.

Retyped by M. Joy Guentert.

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