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George Allen King, 82

George Allen King, 82, a White County resident and DeKalb County native, was born Jan. 21, 1936 and passed away Nov. 18 at his residence following an extended illness.

He was a veteran of the United States Army, retired employee of the Chrysler Corporation and son of the late George Gilbert and Louise Pascal King. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by first wife, Anna Marie King; son Gary King; and several brothers.

Mr. King was married April 1, 1999 to Diana Markley King, who survives. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters and son-in-law, Jamie Reed of Kokomo, Ind., and Karen and James Whitfill of Leitchburg, Ky.; three sons and daughter-in-law, Fred King of Walling, Michael King of Smyrna, and Dave and Tina King of Greentown, Ind.; 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and brother, Calvin Hullett of Smithville.

There will be no service or visitation at High’s. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Nov. 21, 2018