Doris King, 86, a resident of Carmel and mother of Churubusco resident Jeanine Childs, passed away peacefully in her home at 1:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011 following a lengthy illness.
Mrs. King was born Oct. 2, 1924 in Herrin, Ill. to the late James and Flora Armstrong Stubblefield.
Doris was a graduate of Asbury University and attended Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, KY.
She was a dedicated pastorâ€™s wife, and enjoyed flower gardening and taking care of her home and family.
Survivors include her husband, Rev. Jack T. King of Carmel; children, Dr. Jeanine (C. Gregory) Childs of Churubusco and Dr. Ted (Lisa) King of Oak Brook, Ill; grandchildren, Drew (Becca) Childs of Indianapolis, Joel (Brittany) Childs and Perry Childs, both of Huntington; and Eileen, Annie, Sarah and Emily King all of Oak Brook, Ill.
Family and friends will gather on Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Carmel United Methodist Church, of which she was a member.
The funeral service will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service in the church.
Burial will follow in Carmel Cemetery.
Please visit www.bussellfamilyfunerals.com where you may sign the guestbook, share a memory and read a complete obituary.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Carmel United Methodist Church, 621 S. Rangeline Road, Carmel, IN 46032; or Asbury University, 1 Macklem Drive, Wilmore, KY 40390.