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Lena M. King

April 24, 1938 - March 30, 2022



Lena M. King, 83, of 35 Whitehall St., Belleville, passed away at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, March 30, 2022, at her home.


She was born April 24, 1938, in Barrville, a daughter of the late Eli B. King Sr. and Sarah S. (Yoder) King.

She is survived by: her siblings, David King and wife Martha of Belleville; Alvin King of Mifflintown; Amelia Yoder of McVeytown; Jesse King and wife Erma of Hartville, Ohio; John King and wife Anna Fern of Kalona, Iowa; Martha King of Belleville; Jacob King and wife Joyce of Arlington, Kan.; Sara King of Belleville; and Eli B. King and wife Mary Jane of Belleville, as well as a brother-in-law, Norman Kauffman of Mayfield, Ky., and many special nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. Lena is also survived by her special “adopted sister,” Aunt Mim Peachey.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Kauffman, two sisters-in-law, Anna Mae King and Bertha King and a brother-in-law, Ray Yoder.

Lena taught school for a number of years, she also worked at Philhaven, a nursing home in Grantsville, Md., at the Whitehall Store and for her brother at King’s Enterprises.

She was a member of Pleasant View Amish Mennonite Church, where she always participated in Sunday school class and was very interested and supportive of her church and loved her church family.

She enjoyed reading and writing and doing research of her family’s genealogy. Lena also took great care of her Mother who was on dialysis for a number of years.

Her funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 3, 2022, at Pleasant View Amish Mennonite Church with Ministers Arlan Kurtz, DJ Peachey and David Byler officiating.

Burial will take place at Locust Grove Cemetery. Her family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 2, 2022, also at Pleasant View Church.

Her family would like to extend a special thank you to her neighbors, friends, and church family for the support, food and prayers that has been offered to them.

Arrangements are under the care of Henderson Funeral Home, Belleville.

Online condolences may be offered at: www.hendersonfuneralhomes.net.

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