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Dorothy "Dot" Ellen King, age 92, of Corbin, passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017, at her home in Corbin, after a valiant battle with cancer.
She was born Sept. 6, 1924, in Pennington Gap Va., to the late Robert T. and Laura Ellen (Pennington) Moseley. She was a long-time, active member of Central Baptist Church in Corbin.
Dot retired after working many years at the Corbin Belk's Store. She was the rudder who kept the King family on track. She loved to travel, was an excellent cook, an exceptional seamstress and an ardent reader.
She was preceded in death by her true love Roy King, son Mike King and Sisters Venus Johnson and Sue Pletcher.
She is survived by her son, Darrell King and wife Gina and her daughter-in-law Kay King; her brother, Robert T. Moseley II and wife Faye; grandchildren, Nicole Ludwig, Chris King, Missy Skinner, and Chris Burkhart; two great-granddaughters, Ruth Ellen Ludwig and Lily Grace Smith; plus a host of other relatives and friends to mourn her passing.
Special thanks to Dr. Atienza and Dr. Knuckles of Corbin, Dr. Khan in Somerset and Blue Grass Hospice for their compassion.
Funeral services will be 6 p.m. Thursday, June 22, 2017, at the O'Neil-Lawson Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bobby Joe Eaton officiating. Burial will be in the Lee Memorial Gardens in Pennington Gap, Va. on Friday, June 23, 2017 at 11 a.m. with family and friends serving as pallbearers.
Visitation will be 5-6 p.m. Thursday, June 22, 2017, at the O'Neil -Lawson Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations in her name to:
Alzheimer's research, Cancer research, Central Baptist Church or a charity of your choice.
Published on June 20, 2017
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