Ollie Harden King
Published 8:28 am Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Ollie Harden King passed away on December 22, 2015 at the age of 94. Mrs. King had lived in Birmingham’s Fairhaven Retirement Home for the past few years. Until that time, she was a life-long resident of Pike County. She was born and raised in the Enon Community where she and her husband, Delma King lived, worked and raised their family and were members of Ramah Church. After his death in 1973, Mrs. King moved to Troy. She graduated from Troy University and enjoyed many years as a member of the Pilot Club as well as teaching and taking classes at the Senior Center. She is survived by her son, Wade King and wife Beverly of Birmingham, and daughter Sandra and husband Bill Pelfrey of Richmond, Virginia. Also surviving her are sister Doris Floyd of Troy, and brother John Harden and sister-in-law Kate of Enon. Mrs. King’s five grandchildren are Jason King (Sandy), Birmingham; Amie Zanaty (Tim), Birmingham; Libba Wilkes (Sam), Fairhope, Alabama; Will Pelfrey (Lisa), Richmond, Virginia; Brian Pelfrey (Crystal), Smithfield, Virginia. She was also the proud Great Grandmother of nine: Aiden, Taylor, and Jensen King; Brasley, Harper, and Lila Zanaty; Henry Wilkes; Lulu and Katherine Pelfrey. In addition to her husband, Delma King, she was predeceased by her parents, Benny and Ida Harden, Brothers J.C., Bryan, and Edgar Harden; sisters Agnes Locklar, Berea Garret, and Leona King. Funeral services will be held Sunday, December 27, 2015 at 2:30 pm from the chapel of Dillard Funeral Home in Troy with Reverend Avery Walker officiating. Interment will follow in Enon Cemetery with Dillard Funeral Home of Troy directing. Visitation will be held Sunday, December 27, 2015 from 1:30 pm until 2:30 pm at Dillard Funeral Home in Troy.
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