Holly Springs Funeral Home

Kathy Childers King

Kathy Childers King of Ashland passed away October 7, 2019 at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, TN, surrounded by her family. She was born December 12, 1949 to Leland and Minnie Lee Childers. She was a member of Liberty United Methodist Church. Kathy was an outstanding basketball player for the Ashalnd Blue Devils. She was the captain of the team and her love for the game led them to be state champions in 1967. Her teammates had a bond that continued throughout the years right up to her death. She worked in the Benton County Schools for many years in different capacities. She retired from the Superintendent"s office as the purchasing agent. She formed many lasting friendships during this part of her life.

A service celebrating her life will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at the funeral home. Visitation will be Tuesday, October 8, 2019 from 5:00 - 8:00 pm . Burial will be at LIberty Cemetery.

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband Larry King of Ashland, MS. Children, Heather Tipler (James) of Ashland, MS, Samantha Alberson (John) of Columbia, MS, Bradley Tipler of Oxford, MS, Nicky King (Amanda) of Potts Camp, MS, Laurie Robertson (Steve) and Steve King of Selmer, TN. Grandchildren, Savannah Tipler, Hunter Alberson, Sara Beth Knepp (Josh), Austin Culver. Great grandchild, Brennen Bracero. Siblings, Mary Holbrook, Stanley Childers (Nita) and Marsha Warren (James) and nieces and nephews who loved their "Aunt Kathy" very much.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Leland and Minnie Lee Childres, grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Cox and Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Childres, infant daughter, Sonya Renee Tipler, grandsons, Sawyer and Chase King and brother-in-law, Seth Holbrook.

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Kim Inman

10/9/2019 12:22:38 PM

So sorry to hear about Mrs. Kathy’s passing. Your in my prayers.