APRIL 1, 1922 JANUARY 10, 2009

GROVE Thelma R. King, 86, of Grove, Oklahoma died Saturday, January 10, 2009 at Grove Nursing Center. She was born April 1, 1922 at Kensington in Smith County, Kansas to George and Nell (Reynolds) Ferguson. Thelma worked as the Post Master of Basalt, Colorado, retiring in 1984. She moved to Grove from Clinton, Oklahoma in 2002. Thelma loved traveling and her many grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Norval in1973. Thelma is survived by her children; Margaret Galletly and husband Bill of Grove, Oklahoma, Roger King and wife Cecelia of Willis, Texas and Mary King of Laramie, Wyoming, eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Thelma R. King will be held on Tuesday, January 13, 2009 at Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home of Grove, Oklahoma at 7:00 p.m. Internment will be at a later date at Rosebud Cemetery in Glenwood Springs, Colorado.

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Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home of Grove, Oklahoma is in charge of arrangements.