Ruth Helen King
Ruth Helen King
  • December 2, 1913 - March 3, 2012
  • Atlanta, Georgia

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Helen McClain King, 98, passed away Saturday, March 3, 2012. She was born Dec. 2, 1913 in Choctaw County, MS to George Leonard and Cora Ester Fondren McClain. Formerly of New Orleans, LA and Jackson, MS, she had resided in Atlanta, GA for the past 10 years.

She was predeceased by her husband James Martin King, her son James McClain King, her brother Elmo Fondren McClain and her son-in-law William M. Chapman.

She is survived by her daughter, Ann Chapman of Atlanta, GA, daughter '''in-law Linda Orr King of Atlanta, GA, grandchildren, Dr. David McClain King (Caroline) of Atlanta, GA, Major Adam Martin King (Tara) of New Bern, NC, Lindsay King Pulido (Jose) of Austin, TX, great-grandchildren Claire and James King of Atlanta, GA; sisters, Reba McClain Harris of Augusta, W, VA, Bobbie McClain Gore (Albert) of Starkville, MS, Betty McClain Boyd ( Claud) of North Augusta, GA, brother, George Leonard McClain of Starkville, MS and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 1:00pm Thursday, March 8, 2012 from the Chapel of Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home Jackson, MS. Visitation will be from 12:00noon till service time. Burial will be in Lakewood Memorial Park.

In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital