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Kathrine “Kathy” Annette King, 64
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McMinnville resident and Warren County native Kathrine “Kathy” Annette King, 64, was born April 8, 1958 and died June 25 at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital following a sudden illness.        

Mrs. King was co-owner of O.K. Heating and Air and of the Christian faith. She was the daughter of Frances Hale of McMinnville and the late Harvel Hale. She was married to Mark King on Aug. 29, 1980. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by daughters Haley and Hannah King, brothers Ronnie and Wayne Hale, sister Liz Hale, and son-in-law Scott Parkhurst.

In addition to her husband and mother, Mrs. King is survived by children, Chris (Michelle) Arnold of McMinnville, Jennifer Parkhurst of McMinnville and Michelle (Ed) Fults of Beersheba Springs, special grandson Gavin King of McMinnville, grandchildren Cody Parkhurst, Wesley (Sera) Parkhurst, Katelyn Fults, Graecy Arnold, Ty Arnold, Lily Smith and Dylan Smith, great-grandchildren Kennedy and Kylee Layne, Declan and Adler Parkhurst and Hazel and Henry Parkhurst, sister Joy Davis of McMinnville, brothers Sam Hale and Mike Hale both of McMinnville, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, at High’s Chapel with Scotty Lawson officiating. Burial followed at Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Warren County. Visitation was held Monday and Tuesday at High’s. Memorial donations may be made to Saint Jude Children’s Hospital. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) June 29, 2022