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Betty Ellen King

December 31, 1938 — September 19, 2022

Jefferson City

 

Betty Ellen King, 82, of Jefferson City, passed away Monday, September 19, 2022, at her daughter's home.

 

She was born in Milan, Tennessee, the daughter of Calvin and Beulah (Dye) McCulley.

 

Betty graduated from a high school in Milan Tennessee and received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

 

She was united in marriage in 1960, in Jackson, Tennessee to James Eugene King who preceded her in death on February 15, 2008.

 

She worked as an employment technician for the State of Missouri Employment Security for over thirty years.

 

Betty loved to read and travel with her husband. They would frequently get in the car and just drive. One of her favorite places to visit was the ocean.

 

Survivors include a daughter, Leah Block, Jefferson City; two sons, James “Mac” (Leslie) King, Corinth, Mississippi; and Jeffrey (Virginia) King, Warrenton, Virginia; twelve grandchildren, Sarah Block, Samantha Block, Chris King, Derek (Amanda) King, Melissa (Chris) Hoot, Andrew King, Meredith King, Jon King, Caleb (Linda) Matthews, Todd (Alyssa) Matthews, Jake Matthews, and Macy (Michael) Villalobos; and five great-grandchildren, Aiden King, Shiloh Matthews, Nathaniel Matthews, Millie Matthews, and Maren Villalobos.

 

She was preceded by a brother, Calvin “Mac” (Vera Jane) McCulley.

 

Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association.

 

Services entrusted to Trimble Funeral Homes – Jefferson City. trimblefunerals.com

 

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