Age: 89 Address: Henson Creek in Avery County Date of Death: Thursday, February 21, 2013 Arrangements: Webb Funeral Home
Details: Bernice Carpenter King of the Henson Creek Community died Thursday, February 21, 2013 at The Heritage in Newland.
Born on September 18, 1923 in Avery County, she was the daughter of the late Orene Carpenter. In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bill King who passed away in 2002. She was also preceded in death by her grandson; Samuel King; her great grandson; Christopher Conley; and her sisters; Clarice Carpenter and Orene Ollis. She was a member of the Powdermill Baptist Church.
Mrs. Bernice King is survived by her son; Sam King and wife, Kaye of Star Prairie, WI; her daughter; Sylvia Sullins and husband, Skip of Hollywood, SC; her sister; Patsy Carpenter of Newland; four grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.
The funeral services for Mrs. Bernice King will be conducted on Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Webb Funeral Home with the Rev’s. Wallace Wise and Clay Dale officiating. Interment will follow in the Big Meadows Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday afternoon from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm in the funeral home chapel.
Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to our website; www.webbfh.com., selecting Mrs. King’s name and then you may sign her guestbook. Webb Funeral Home in Spruce Pine, NC is assisting the King family.