Emily married Hal Rhamy King at the Dora Christian Church on March 10, 1954; he died March 23, 2010. She was the kitchen supervisor for Millers Merry Manor, retiring after 35 years, and also worked several years at the election polls. She was a member of the Wabash Christian Church and the Silver Sneakers Club at the YMCA. Emily enjoyed cooking and loved her family.
She is survived by four children: Kalvin (Susan) King, Virginia Beach, Va.; Kenton (Deborah) King, Warsaw; Charlotte Anderson; Bob (Wanda) King, both of Wabash; 11 grandchildren: Aaron (Jeanette) Anderson; Karrie (Kyle) Merriman, both of Wabash; Alicia (Eldon) Long, Warsaw; Derrick (Amanda) King, Pickens, S.C.; Daniel Clark, Wabash; Jessica (Terry) Grinslade, Greentown; Rachel (Kiowa) Ackley, North Manchester; Christopher King, Denton, Texas; Chad King; Cody King, both of Virginia Beach, Va.; and Angie (Gene) Seifert, West Point, Va.; 14 great-grandchildren; two brothers: Paul (Mary) King, Wabash; Tim (Ruth) King, Woodbury, N.J.; two sisters: Karla Eltzroth, South Whitley; Marilyn Fisher, Wabash. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash, with Solomon David officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 8, at the funeral home.