SATANTA - Doris A. King, age 89, died Feb. 4, 2021, at Satanta Long Term Care Unit in Satanta, KS. She was born Dec. 16, 1931, in Panhandle, Texas, the daughter of James Robert Earl and Audrey Olean (Cox) Spain. She moved with her family to Dallas, Texas, and graduated from Oak Cliff High School in 1949. She met Claude L. King in Satanta, KS, and married him on Sept. 24, 1949, in Dallas, KS. They moved to Grant County, KS, and farmed until they moved to town in 1998.
Doris is survived by her daughter, Jerrie Brooks of Scott City, KS; sister, Connie Andrews of Grapevine, Texas; two grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Doris is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Claude in 2000; daughter, Jolynn Wood; son, James (Jim) Nolan King; and three siblings, Betty Lou Garmin, Bob Spain and Ron Spain.
Funeral service will be Feb. 8, 2021, at 11 a.m. at Garnand Funeral Home Chapel in Ulysses, KS. The service will also be available on Garnand Funeral Home Facebook page. Interment will follow at the Ulysses Cemetery. Visitation will be Feb. 7, 2021, from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Garnand Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be given to the Satanta Long Term Care Unit in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave., Ulysses, KS 67880. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com .
Posted online on February 05, 2021