Frances Lee King, "LeeLee," 62, of Saint Simons Island, Georgia, entered into rest on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at her residence on Saint Simons Island. LeeLee was born January 20, 1955 in Albany, Georgia, the daughter of the late Cliff Worthy King and the late Frances Mitchell King. She graduated in the class of 1973 from Deerfield-Windsor School. She then received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1977 from Georgia Southern University, where she was a member of Phi Mu Sorority. She was a retired Delta Airline flight attendant who had a passion for the lifestyle on Saint Simons Island where she had resided for the last eighteen years. LeeLee was also an active member at Holy Nativity Episcopal Church on the island.
LeeLee was preceded in death by her parents, Cliff Worthy King and Emily Frances King and her precious son, Charles Avery Langford. She is survived by her two brothers, Ladd King (Madge) of Lake of Ozarks, MO and Rodd King of Plano, TX; her two sisters, Kitty Sokol (Dave) of Columbia, TN and Ivy King Bell of Albany, GA; Her step mother, Elisabeth Williams King of Cordele, GA; two step sisters, SuSu Burt (Sonny) and Mary Rainwater (David) both of Cordele, GA; one step brother, Dr. Wendell "Buddy" Williams (Kathy) of Jacksonville, FL. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
LeeLee enjoyed the community and cultural activities that St. Simons offers. LeeLee was active in the Altar Guild at Holy Nativity Episcopal Church, Island Players, International Seafarers, Literary Guild of St. Simons Island, Mozart Society of Glynn County, Golden Isles Shag Club, Coastal Georgia Historical Society, Hamilton Plantation Garden Club, Golden Isles Arts and Humanities Association, and Manna House. LeeLee treasured the time spent with family and friends. She enjoyed walking and spending time on the beach. LeeLee will be remembered for her warm smile and caring personality.
The family will receive friends during the hours of 4:00 – 6:00 PM Sunday, July 16, 2017 at Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home, Brunswick, GA after which there will be a reception at Holy Nativity Episcopal Church on St. Simons Island for all family and friends. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11:00 AM Monday, July 17, 2017 at Holy Nativity Episcopal Church with The Reverend Thomas Townsend and The Reverend June Johnson officiating the service. The interment will be held at Sandy Cross Cemetery in Crawfordville, Georgia at 5:00 PM Monday, July 17, 2017. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to umdf.org
, Holy Nativity Episcopal Church in St. Simons, or International Seafarers.