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Olive King

December 23, 1928 ~ November 7, 2021 (age 92)


Olive Irene King, 92, of Urbana passed away on Sunday, November 7th, 2021, at University Rehab in Urbana, IL

Graveside services will be held on Friday, November 12th  at 11:00 at Eastlawn Cemetery in Urbana, IL.

Olive was born on December 23, 1928 in San Benito, Texas to parents Elsie Woods (Marshall) and Cecil Woods.  Soon after high school, she married her sweetheart, Harry L. King, Sr. on December 30, 1947.  They enjoyed 73 years together before Harry passed away in September of this year.  Family was the main focus for Olive and the care of 5 children.  She also had many opportunities later to help with grandchildren and furnish many family needs through the garage sales that she visited.  She worked briefly outside the home at the Centennial High School Cafeteria.  She attended First Christian Church in Champaign, IL.  Olive will be dearly missed by her loved ones.

Survivors include her children; Cecil (Susan) of Farmer City; Harry Jr.(Ruth) of Penfield; James (Robin) of Urbana; Fred (Gaye) of Mahomet; and Becky (Edgar) of Bloomington; 15 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren, and 10 great great grandchildren. 

Olive is preceded in death by her parents and sister, Alice Samuel

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Champaign Park District Dog Park, Champaign County Humane Society and/or donor’s choice.

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Graveside Service
November 12, 2021

11:00 AM
Eastlawn Burial Park
802 N. Cunningham Av.
Urbana, IL 61802

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