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Obituary for Sarah I. King
Sarah Illinor King was born June 15, 1926 in Mecklenburg County, Virginia to the late Irby Tisdale and Maggie Lee Ogburn. She died peacefully at home on August 4, 2019. She was married to the late James Wesley King. A son, James J. King, Five brothers Charlie, William Richard, Willie, Robert and Floyd Tisdale predeceased her.
She joined the New Grove Baptist Church at an early age then later joined Shiloh Baptist Church of Dinwiddie and remained a faithful member until death. She worked as a domestic housekeeper for many families and Fort Pickett. She was also employed with Dinwiddie County school system where she worked over 20 years at McKenney and Sunnyside elementary cafeteria until she retired. She especially loved doing a puzzle books and tending flowers.
She leaves to cherish her memories, two sons, Wesley King of Dinwiddie, VA, Nelson King of Hyattsville, MD, daughters Betty Kendrick and Ali Peppers of Richmond, VA, Three Grandchildren James D King of Northen, VA, Lloyd “LJ” Evans III and Kendell Evans of Richmond, VA, Five great grandchildren: Tyler James Hines-King of Northern VA, Lequan, Leron , Kendall and Oliva Evans of Richmond VA. One brother Davie (Grace) Tisdale of Rockaway Beach, NY, Four sisters Mattie (Eddie) Hampton of Stroudsburg, PA, Nellie(Lee)Neblett of Lunenburg, VA, Emma Craig of Drakes Branch, VA, Pearl( Charlie) Wyman; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends, to include devoted friends, Martha Bridgforth and Dorthy Moore.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday August 10, 2019 at 11AM at Shiloh Baptist Church, Dinwiddie. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Rev. David L. Banks, Sr. will officiate. Viewing will be at the funeral home on Friday August 9 from 12PM to 8PM. Online tributes can be left at www.wlfieldsfuneralhome.com
Arrangements are under the direction of the W. L. Fields Funeral Home, 10814 Doyle Blvd. Mckenney, VA. www.wlfieldsfuneralhome.com