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Vera L. King

September 7, 1923 April 9, 2010
Vera L. King
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FARMINGTON-Vera L. King, 86, of Farmington, born into eternal life at 10:27 a.m. on Friday, April 9, 2010 at Farmington Country Manor. She was born on Sept. 7, 1923 in Humphrey, Arkansas to Edgar and Thelma McGinty Pierce. She married Louis R. King on September 8, 1945 in Southern Illinois. He passed away on May 9, 2002 in Peoria. She was also preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, E. D. Pierce and Eugene Pierce. She is survived by two sons, Walt (Silvia) King of Silver Lake, IN and Dewey (Judy) King of Elmwood, IL; six grandchildren; two step grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; six step great-grandchildren; three step great great-grandchildren; three sisters, Dorothy (Rowan) Keathley, Lois (Glenn) Chesney and Sharon (Gary) Ingold all of North Little Rock, AR; one brother, Dean (Launa) Pierce of Goodfield, IL; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Vera was a self-employed hair stylist for 39 years. She was a former member of Assembly of God Church. Funeral Services will be held at 12 Noon on Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at Wright & Salmon Mortuary in Peoria with Rev. Gary Ingold officiating. Visitation will be one hour before services. Burial will be in Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria. Memorial contributions may be made to Charity of the Donor’s Choice. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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