Hilda Ruth King
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Hilda Ruth King
  • July 11, 1920 - January 2, 2018
  • Houston, Texas

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Hilda Ruth King, 97 years old, passed away in Houston, Texas on January 3, 2018.She was born
July 11,1920 in Pomeroy, Washington, the daughter of Fred & Margaret Hungate.

She graduated from St. Ignatius Nursing School in 1940. She pursued her nursing career until her retirement in the 1970s when she took up residence for ten years in St. Thomas. She moved back to the States in 1987. She has always loved the beauty of nature whether it be flowers, animals, mountains or just the shapes of the clouds. In her later years she became an accomplished artist, painting mostly flowers and landscapes.

She was predeceased by her father, Fred W. Hungate; mother, Margaret Branson and sister, Margaret Hungate.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Don and Melissa White of Tomball, Texas; grandchildren Kim and Russ Keith, Lewisville, Texas; Chris and Tracie White, The Woodlands, Texas; Courtney White, Vail, Colorado; and great grandchildren Cooper White, Reagan White, Kristi Krick and Russell Keith.