Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, March 15, 2007
OBITUARY - MARY LOUISE (STRINGHAM) KING
Mary Louise KING was born to Ralph W. & Sarah May (Jones) Stringham on August 21, 1919 at Mount Ayr, Iowa. Mary
graduated from Mount Ayr High School. On September 4, 1937, she was united in marriage to Glenn R. KING in Fort Dodge,
Iowa. They made their home in Afton since January 1949. Mary was the bookkeeper for Afton Implement, a John-Deere
dealership owned by her and her husband. Mary was a loving wife and mother. Mary passed away on March 4, 2007 at the
Afton Care Center.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Glenn on October 14, 1990; an infant daughter Sharon KING;
four brothers Berdine, Vern, Sandy, and Charles STRINGHAM; and two sisters Agnes SHOPE and Cleo HAMPTON.
Survivors include her two sons Vernon KING of Afton and Doug KING and wife Missy of Baxter, Iowa; one grandson
Nathan KING; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, January of 2009