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Reba Ethel King

Tuesday, December 23, 2003

Born 6-23-1914 -- Died 12-12-2003

Reba Ethel Boler King, 89, daughter of the late Jonathan L. Lewis and Ollie Mary Mont-gomery Lewis was born June 23, 1914, in Morriston, Ark. She died Dec. 12, 2003, in West Plains, Mo.

She was married to Ethmer Clyde Boler on Oct. 7, 1932. To this union three children, Larry Clyde, Gary Colin and Judith Ann, were born. She was united in marriage to Kirby K. King on Nov. 12, 1975.

She and her husband owned and operated a cafe in Mammoth Spring and Salem, Ark.

She was an Avon representative for over 30 years. She was a member of the Mammoth Spring Church of Christ for many years.

Survivors include two sons -- Larry and wife, Theta, Colin and wife, Joann of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; one daughter, Judy Holmes and husband, Van of Thayer, Mo.; seven grandchildren -- Gary Clinton Boler and wife, Carol, Jonathan Eric Boler and wife, Rena' of Paragould, Ark., Matthew Colin Boler of Mammoth Spring, Michelle Renee Simms and husband, Ronnie of Thayer, Morris Allen Jones of Thayer, Brian Holmes and wife, Jeremy of West Plains, Eric Holmes of Melbourne, Ark., 12 great-grandchildren -- Garrett, James Roy, Bree, Jason, Chuck and Chad Boler of Paragould, Erica and Jonathan Boler of Paragould, Kacey and Austyn Simms of Thayer, Dagen Jones of Thayer; Savannah Holmes of West Plains, Mo. one great-great-grandchild, Trevor of Paragould; a sister, Earnestine Mejaski of Springfield; a brother, Ronald Lewis and wife, Bearice of Mountain Home; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands; five sisters -- Oritha Watson, Theora Collins, Elsie Lecat, Freeda Hopkins and Buena Peterson; and three brothers -- Ovel, Russell and Ewell Lewis.

Services were Dec. 14 at Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer with Ted Clarke officiating. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery in Mammoth Spring with arrangements under the direction of Carter Funeral Home Inc. of Thayer.

Pallbearers were Bill Pace, J.W. Baker, Bob Simers, Ed Washam, Charles Steed and Ransom Pogue.