Mildred Murden King

Born: Fri., Jan. 4, 1918
Died: Sat., Feb. 16, 2013

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Mildred Murden King, age 95, of Union Point, Georgia died Saturday, February 16, 2013 at St. Mary''s Good Samaritan Hospital in Greensboro. Born in Robinson in Taliaferro County on January 4, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Howell Roger Murden and Lillian Shank Murden. She attended school in DeKalb and Taliaferro Counties. She was a member of Robinson Baptist Church and the United Daughters of the Confederacy. As a homemaker she enjoyed cooking, entertaining her friends and playing rummy cube.

In addition to her husband, Ralph Cleophus King, Sr., she was preceded in death by a son, Dennis Howell King; and siblings, Claire Murden Sinclair, Frances Murden Lovejoy, Howell Murden and Louise Murden Askew. She is survived by a son Ralph C. King, Jr. and his wife Linda of Plano, Texas; three granddaughters, Danielle King, Jennifer King Smith and Krista Linscott and two great granddaughters, Christine Hawkins and Katherine Smith.

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at Callaway Funeral Home Chapel, 208 N. Rhodes Street, Union Point, GA 30669 with Rev. Mark Yearwood officiating. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery, Rhodes Street, Union Point, GA 30669. Serving as pallbearers are Kirby Beggs, Buddy Beggs, Matt Nunn, George Nunn and Bill Callaway. The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until time for the service Wednesday at Callaway Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Robinson Baptist Church, P. O. Box 25, Crawfordville, GA 30631. Callaway Funeral Home, 208 N. Rhodes Street, Union Point, GA 30669, (706) 486-4138, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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Sandy clark
   Posted Mon February 18, 2013
Ms Mildred was a lovely lady. I enjoyed knowing her.

Jane Lovejoy
   Posted Tue February 19, 2013
I am so sorry to not be able to come to Aunt Mildred's funeral. She was a dear lady and I am grateful for the memories of our July visits.

Janet & Robbie Kimbel
   Posted Tue February 19, 2013
I regret being unable to attend the funeral services but just know my heart is there with you all. Love, Janet

Laura Jeanne
   Posted Tue February 19, 2013
So sorry that I have lost my neighbor. She was a very sweet lady. May you find peace and love in the memories you cherish.

Wanda McCannon
   Posted Tue February 19, 2013
I am so sorry to hear about Miss Mildred passing. She was always so friendly and nice and I will miss her greatly. May God bless you all.

Kathy Alexander
   Posted Tue February 19, 2013
I am so sorry to hear about Mildred. Her mother and my mother's mother were sisters. Actually Mildred's mother raised my mother. It is heartbreaking. We had planned on visiting her in the next week or so. Hoping to be able to make the funeral.

Pam Vaughn
   Posted Tue February 19, 2013
Jennifer and Danielle, I was so sorry to hear about your grandmother. You both are in my thoughts and prayers. Take care and I hope to see you soon. Pam Allen Vaughn

Miriam Granitz
   Posted Wed February 20, 2013
My sympathy to Mildred's family and friends. Mildred was a good friend and I will miss her very much.

Robert Dye
   Posted Wed February 20, 2013
I am very sorry to hear of Mrs. King’s passing. She was a wonderful lady and a best friend to my mother “Teenie” Dye for many years - they had some great times together. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends. Robert and Kathy Dye