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Patsy King

August 2, 1933 — May 22, 2017

Patsy W. King, 83, of Staunton and formerly of Highland County passed away Monday, May 22, 2017 at Brookdale Senior Living.  She was born August 2, 1933 in Akron, OH a daughter of the late Peter Jackson and Geneva (Hatcher) White.

Patsy was a homemaker, as well as bookkeeper for E.D. King Electrical Contractor, D. Kings, Inc., and Monterey Livestock Market.  Additionally, she clerked for the Highland Health Department. Patsy was a member of Highland Baptist Church and Mill Gap Ruritan Club.  She enjoyed traveling and gardening and will be remembered for her African violets and large tomatoes.

A loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she leaves behind her husband, Darwin King of Willow Estates, Harrisonburg, whom she married April 11, 1953; two daughters and sons-in-law, Kathy and George Hogshead, and Rhonda and Carter Gibson, all of McDowell; her son, Ellis King of Harrisonburg; four granddaughters, Laura Hogshead and husband, Kortney Wells, Sarah Patterson and husband, Jonathan, Gretchen and Serenity King; two great-granddaughters, Anna and Molly Patterson; her brother and sister-in-law, Ronnie  and Nancy White of Monterey and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Patsy was preceded in death by her grandson, Dr. Charles Gregory Hogshead.

A funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m., Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Highland Baptist Church with Pastor Mark Davis officiating. Burial will follow in Monterey Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be R.J. White, Petie White, Wayne Marshall, J.J. White, Corey White and Daniel Marshall.  Honorary pallbearers will be friends attending the service.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Obaugh Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Highland Baptist Church, 302 Jackson River Rd, Monterey, VA or Highland County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 268, Monterey, VA 24465.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Highland County Volunteer Rescue Squad
P.O. Box 268, Monterey VA 24465

Highland Baptist Church
302 Jackson River Rd, Monterey VA 24465

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