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Bonnie King

Bonnie Kathleen King, 75, Lecompton, died Jan. 13, 2011, at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City.

Bonnie Kathleen KingShe was born March 19, 1935, at Buffalo Valley, Okla., the daughter of Cluster and Naida Burnett McMurrian. She was a 1953 graduate of Buffalo Valley High School.

She served in the ministry of the Lecompton Chapel, serving nursing homes and care centers. She had formerly worked as a foster parent and child caregiver.

She and her husband co-owned and operated King’s Standard Station in Perry for 12 years.

She was a member of the Lecompton Chapel and the Lecompton Historical Society.

She married Virgil Lee King March 18, 1953, at Wolverton, Okla. He survives at home.

Other survivors include three sons, Rickey L. King, Tecumseh, Eric W. King, Lecompton, and Kent King, Perry; four daughters, Kathy Fox, Oskaloosa, and Brenda Willis, Gayle King, and Jenny King, all Lecompton; three brothers, Roy McMurrian and Tom Mcmurrian, both of Buffalo Valley, and Jim McMurrian, Bixby, Okla.; one sister, Winnie Johnson, Buffalo Valley; 39 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Jan. 17 at the Perry American Legion Building. Inurnment will be at a later date at Maple Grove Cemetery, Lecompton.

Memorials can be made to the residents’ activity fund of Hickory Pointe Care Center in Oskaloosa and sent in care of Barnett-Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa, 66066.

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