Mary Ann King

Mary Ann King

Services for Mary Ann King, 70, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home & Crematory. Cremation will follow the service.

Mrs. King died Friday, January 14, 2011, at her home.

She was born June 2, 1940, in St. Joseph, Missouri, the daughter of Dr. Melvin and Ruth Howard. She graduated from Central High School, and attended Stephens College in Colombia, Missouri. She earned a B.A. in Education from the University of Kansas in 1962.

She taught in the Lawrence school district for 2 years. She married O. Newton King, on August 11, 1962. The couple owned and operated King Pharmacy in Lawrence for more than 30 years. Mary Ann was a member of Alpha Omicron Pi and P.E.O, AZ Chapter. Mary Ann “Nana” enjoyed shopping, and spending time with her grandchildren at their Lonestar Lake Cabin.

She is survived by her husband Newton, of the home; daughter, Kim King, Lawrence; son, Christopher King and his wife Megan, Lawrence; five grandsons, Grant and Brenner Gollier, Harrison, Benjamin, and Joshua King, Lawrence.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

The family suggests memorials to the American Heart Association, sent in care of the funeral home, 601 Indiana St., Lawrence, KS, 66044.