April 1, 1935 – Feb. 11, 2021

Funeral services for Mrs. Edwina King, 85, of Roxie, were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, at Franklin Funeral Home in Meadville with the Rev. Van Windom officiating.

Burial followed in the Midway Cemetery in Meadville.

Visitation was held from noon until the time of service on Saturday, Feb. 13.

Mrs. King passed from this life on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson.

She was born in Roxie on April 1, 1935, to Mr. Edwin G. Farr and Mrs. Armenia Lehman Farr.

She was a long-time resident of Roxie where she and her late husband, John C. “Jack” King, raised their family.

She was employed as a postal clerk at the Meadville and Roxie post offices for 35 years prior to retiring.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband; her sister, Charlene Farr Graham and her grandson, Brett Covington King.

Survivors include her sons, Joe Eddie King and his wife, Barbara, of Florence, Charles “Rusty” Randall King and his wife, Vicki, of Kirby and John Robert King and his wife, Tammy, of Oldenburg; her sisters, Irene Farr Wilkinson and Polly Francis Farr Diamond and husband, Claude Ray, of Stone Mountain, Ga.; along with four grandchildren and many other family members and friends.

Pallbearers were Logan King, Berett King, Matt Deer, Eddie Hester, Alex Lenoir and Gerald Smith.

The family requests memorials be made in Mrs. King’s name to Roxie Baptist Church, 200 Carolina Street, Roxie, MS 39661.

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Franklin Funeral Home of Meadville was in charge of arrangements.

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