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Doris King

March 18, 1920 — November 5, 2016

Doris Deason King, 96, Passed away November 5, 2016 at home in Boerne. She was born in Uvalde, Texas on March 18, 1920.
Doris married her husband Charles W. Stuckey in 1940, whom passed away in 1951.Together they started KVKM Radio and sold it in 1954. Doris then married James H. King in 1953 who passed away in 1991. During their time of marriage, they started Rafter J Ranch, it was a cattle and horse operation, it was then sold in 1979. Soon they moved closer to town to continue with their horses. She lived in Monahans, Texas from 1946-2009 then moved to Boerne, Texas in 2009-2016 with her youngest daughter Virgil and Tubie Nipper Deason.
Doris attended school in Brackettville, Texas, later attended Texas States College for Women in Denton, Texas.
She is survived by her four children, Jim King, C. Bryan Stuckey, Jo Anne Stuckey Perryman, and Linda Sue King O'Dell, 14 grandchildren, and 16 great grandchildren.
Doris is preceded in death by her parents, brother, Glen Deason, sister, Margaret Deason Reese, grandson, Bret Stuckey and granddaughter Carol Perryman Thompson
Doris King was a wife, mother, homemaker, Christian Church worker whose strong faith sustained her all through her life, grandmother, great grandmother, seamstress, friend to all. Supported 4H Club, adult leader 4H Club, delivered Meals on Wheels, hosted youth events at ranch, transported needy elderly individuals to out of town medical appointments. She was very mild mannered, reserved and kind to all. She never appeared mad or to lose her temper and with some of the antics of her children, this was not an easy virtue to maintain. Doris stayed alone at ranch during the day, traveled 20 miles to town for groceries each Wednesday, as it was Double Stamp day, Church on Sunday and other special meetings. She was a true West Texas ranch woman who loved the land, her family, her friends, her church and life. Her life's example will be almost impossible to ever be repeated.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, November 12, 2016 at the First United Methodist Church, burial will be at Monahans Memorial Cemetery, visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, November 11, 2016 at Harkey Funeral Home. Pall Bearers Collie Webb, Bryan Stuckey Jr, Ronnie McPheeters, Jesse Goforth, James Flyod, and David Armstrong. Visit our website to sign the guest book or leave a personal note for the family.


Harkey Funeral Home
210 S. Allen
Monahans, TX  79756
Friday, November 11, 2016


First United Methodist Church
Monahans, TX  79675
Saturday, November 12, 2016


Monahans Memorial Cemetery
4th and Helen
Monahans, TX  79756
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