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Josephine Marie Ondra King, 79, died Sunday, May 4, 2014.
Service is set for 10 a.m. Friday, May 9 at Aledo Church of Christ, 201 S FM 1187. Interment will be at Annetta Cemtery. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford, 76086.
Mrs. King was born in Weatherford and spent her life in the area. She married Richard King in 1954 and they were blessed with four children: Sheri, Gary, Larry and Melinda. Larry preceded her in death in 1960.
Mrs. King was a consummate homemaker and mother, working only short stints outside the home. She loved to travel, was an avid reader and enjoyed flowers. She was an active member of the Aledo Church of Christ for 55 years, sharing her gifts in children's Bible classes, the hospital gown ministry, church history scrapbooking, and organizing dinners for the sick and bereavement ministry.
King was preceded in death by her parents, Adolph and Rosa Ondra; and sisters, Janie Wyatt, Alyne Wingo, Margaret Adams, Rosalie Reynolds and Eloise Barber.
Survivors include her husband, Richard King; children, Sheri Messer and husband Ken, Gary King and wife Jeannie, and Melinda Roberts and husband Rob; grandchildren, Ryan King, Andrew King, Jake King, Cheyenne King, Austin Roberts and wife Shauna, and Ethan Roberts; and brother, Augusta Ondra.