McCOOK, Nebraska -- Virginia R. "Ginny" King, 82, died Friday (July 9, 2010) at Community Hospital in McCook.
She was born on Sept. 24, 1927, in Towanda, Kansas to Ruel Carl and Darline (Gray) Meredith. She graduated from Bunker Hill High School.
On Dec. 30, 1951, she was united in marriage to Hubert G."Pete" King in Salina, Kansas. To this union three children were born. The couple and family eventually moved to the McCook community in 1964.
She worked as a telephone operator. She was later employed at Sears for 20 years and Country Kitchen for 10 years.
Preceding her in death were her parents; a sister, Maxine Henry; a brother, Wayne Meredith; and a grandson, Nathanial D. Buckley.
Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Pete King of McCook; son, Scott and wife, Julie of Evergreen, Colorado; two daughters, Debra and husband, David Buckley of Minneola, Kansas, and Pamula and husband, Randy Olson of Johnstown, Colorado; one brother, David Meredith of Berlin, Germany; two sisters, Norma Jean Kulik of Lubbock, Texas, and Marian and husband, J.C. Crumrine of St. Joe, Missouri; and seven grandchildren, Caleb, Tanner, Seth, Chance, Ashley, Rachel and Evan; one great-grandson, Kaleb; and four step great-grandchildren, Emily, Haely, Chase and Gavin.
Memorial services will be Friday, 11 a.m., at Memorial United Methodist Church with the Rev. Lance Clay officiating. Inurnment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorials may be given in her name.
Friends may sign her book at the funeral home or send condolences to www.carpenterbreland.com.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangements.