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Sarah King

March 2, 1929 — May 31, 2022

Sarah Nan Horne King, age 93, of Pinson, AL, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 31st, 2022. Sarah was born in Guntersville, AL on March 2, 1929, to parents Beulah Mae Mayhall Horne and John Percy Hildan Horne. Sarah was preceded in death by her husband G. Reuben King; her daughter and son-in-law Pamela Gail King Brown and James Bartley Brown, Sr.; her grandson James Bartley Brown, Jr.; her grandson Daniel Watson; and her sister Louise Horne Whitaker. She is survived by her sister Hilda Horne Stutzman (H.L.) of Huntsville; daughter Glenda King Watson (Dave) of Pelham; son David King (Jean) of Huntsville; grandchildren Gabe Watson (Kim), Michael Watson, Olivia King (Gennadiy Gurevich), and Benjamin King (Kayce); and great-grandchildren Diane Watson and David Watson. Sarah retired from the Birmingham City School System with 19 years of service, having served as Lunchroom Manager at Robert C. Arthur Elementary School from the day the school opened until her retirement. Sarah loved the Lord and was active in her church at West End Highlands Baptist (Birmingham), Pioneer Baptist (Center Point), and First Baptist Pinson. Sarah will be remembered for her playful wit and for being loving, kind, sensitive, gracious, and generous throughout her life. Visitation for Sarah will be held Saturday, June 4th from 11:00 am to noon at Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home in Trussville, Alabama followed by a graveside service in Jefferson Memorial Gardens East at 12:00 noon, Craig Greer officiating.

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Saturday, June 4, 2022

11:00am - 12:00 pm

Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home

1591 Gadsden Hwy, Birmingham, AL 35235

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Saturday, June 4, 2022

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Jefferson Memorial Gardens East

1591 Gadsden Hwy, Birmingham, AL 35235

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