Linda Patricia, nee Hayden, King; 70, of Marissa, IL born May 22, 1943 in East St. Louis, IL; passed away on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 surrounded by her children and grandchildren at her home.
A loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She retired after working for many years as a cook at the White Lantern Restaurant in Marissa.
She was preceded in death by her husband Henry “Glen” King Sr. An infant son Henry G. King Jr. Her parents – Thomas L. Hayden and Frances A. Kane and one sister Elizabeth “Becky” Jones.
She is survived by her children – Thomas (Shelly) King Sr. of Cahokia, IL; Glenda King and Bobby King Sr. both of Marissa, IL; Joann King (Bill) Llyod) of Chester, IL and Tracy King (fiancé – William “Doug” Duniven) of Sikeston, MO. 14 grandchildren – Tommy Jr; Michael (Mallory); Nicholas; Greg; Glen (Fallon); Tasha (Richard); Brittany (Bryan); Katherine; Alli; Dusty; Makayla; Bert; Danielle; Scarlet. 8 great-grandchildren – Damian; Kayleigh; Gavyn; Madison; Carli; Zaylynn; Lilly; Pearl. Also surviving are her best friend Dorene Anderson, many nieces and nephews and her beloved dog “Little Momma” The family would greatly like to thank Hospice “Orange South” of Southern Illinois.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois.
Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Friday, November 1, 2013 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm and on Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 9:00am to 10:00am.
Funeral: Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 10:00am with Rev. Phillip Easton officiating.
Interment: Burial will be held in the Marissa Township Cemetery in Marissa, IL.