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Gloria Jean King

Gloria Jean King, 65, of Mtn. Grove, Missouri, departed this life after a long illness on April 22, 2014.

She was born on April 20, 1949 in Bowling Green, Ohio, the daughter of the late Robert and Audrey (Ford) Falls of Cabool, Missouri. She moved to Missouri in 1978.

Gloria was joined in marriage to Kenneth Wayne King on October 17, 1970. She loved to do needlepoint, crafts, cooking and tend to her plants. Most of all, Gloria loved spending her time with her family. She worked various jobs throughout her life but enjoyed her work as a CNA and med tech at Kabul Nursing Home most of all.

Gloria was baptized in 2010 and was a member of First Christian Church in Mountain Grove.

She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Kenneth of Kabul Nursing Home, Cabool, Missouri; two sisters, Mary Myers and husband Bob of Royal Oak, Michigan, and Amy Rhodes and husband Brad of Mountain Grove, Missouri; two brothers, Robert Falls and wife Ji of Kumi, South Korea, and Tom Falls and wife Denise of Mountain Grove, Missouri; three nephews, nine nieces, eight great-nephews and four great-nieces.

Services were held on Monday, April 28, 2014, at the funeral chapel with Justin DeVries officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool. Online condolences may be made at

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