Mary Nell (Damron) King

Sept. 23, 1930 – Dec. 4, 2021

Mary Nell (Damron) King passed away Dec. 4, 2021. 

She was born Sept. 23, 1930 to Ballard R. and Maxie June (Reynolds) Damron at her family home in Virgie, Ky.

Mrs. King loved to play on the mountainside and in the creek with her five brothers and sisters then in the evening sitting out on the front porch for some family singing that could be heard up and down the holler. Mrs. King loved music all her life and took any opportunity she could to sing usually praises to her Lord. Mrs. King taught school for two years before becoming the pin-pal of a “dreamy eyed” soldier that would become the love of her life and her beloved husband of 67 years, William Edsel King, on July 6, 1953, who preceded her in death on Dec. 17, 2020. Mrs. King loved her church family and served in many ways in the Noblesville Nazarene Church from teaching children’s classes to serving in the choir and on the church board. Many life-long friendships were formed with other members of the church. She loved people, and if she could be silly and get a laugh her day was made.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Cindy King, Noblesville; daughter and son-in-law, Marcia and Joseph Holmes of South Bend, Ind; granddaughter, Kristin King of Indianapolis; grandson and wife, Kyle and Tausha Wilson of Winamac, Ind.; grandson, Scott King of Anderson, Ind.; granddaughter and husband, Jeanne and Nicholas Foster of Plymouth, Ind.; granddaughter and fiancé, Jennifer Harris and Brian Chance of Valparaiso, Ind.; granddaughter and husband, Joni and Ivan Balicky of Delphi, Ind.; 15 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews that she loved dearly.

In addition to her husband, Edsel, she was preceded in death by her parents; and youngest son, Jeffery Dennis King.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., with services at 1:30 p.m., on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021 at Randall & Roberts Funeral Center, 1685 Westfield Road, in Noblesville. Burial will follow at Hamilton Memorial Park Cemetery in Westfield.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 50 East 91st Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240; or The Mill Church, 1399 Greenfield Ave, Noblesville, IN 46060.