Dateline: April 3, 2003
services for Lena Smith King, age 92, at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, March 31,
2003, in the Community Fellowship Church in Clarendon with Rev. Bryan
Knowles, officiating. Burial
was held in Citizens Cemetery under the direction of Robertson Funeral
Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.
King was born September 5, 1910, in Lindsay, Oklahoma, to John Preston
Welch and Lilla Verna Melton Welch. She
was the eldest of six children. She
was a resident of Pampa, then Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico, before moving to
Clarendon in 1979. She
married Lue H. Smith on May 23, 1929, at Woodward, Oklahoma.
He preceded her in death on May 11, 1968.
She married E. Hugh King on February 14, 1972, at Ruidoso Downs,
New Mexico. He preceded her
in death on September 16, 1975. She
was a homemaker and a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Clarendon.
was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, three sisters, and a
grandson, Kenneth W. Teague on January 7, 1983.
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