Mrs. King was born Sept. 20, 1939, in Griffin, daughter of the late Frank Crowder and the late Clyde Bedsol Crowder. She was a member of the Believers Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred H. King, and sister, Doris English.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Joe and Denise Duncan of Milner; daughters and sons-in-law, Cindy and Ernest Harrell of Rockmart, and Nena and Beau Gentry of Griffin; grandchildren, Travis Duncan, Christopher Duke, April White, Jake Gentry, and Troy Gentry; five great-grandchildren; sisters, Betty Lifsey, Jewel Sabrine, Carol Chastain and Shirley Bright; and brothers, Jack Crowder, Wayne Crowder and Bobby Crowder.
Funeral services for Mrs. Jean P. King will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 24, 2008, in the Warren Haisten Memorial Chapel. Brother Gene Hubbard and the Rev. Victor Edmond will officiate. Interment will follow in Westwood Gardens. Friends may visit the family from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 23, 2008, at the funeral home. To pay condolences online to the family, please do so at www.haistenmcculloughfuneralhome.com.
Haisten McCullough Funeral Home, 1155 Everee Inn Road, is in charge of the arrangements.