Graveside services for Carolyn Whitman King, age 87, of Choudrant, LA will be 2:00 PM Tuesday, November 24, 2020, at Longstraw Cemetery in Choudrant. Rev. Cory Bruce and Rev. Jerry Whitman will officiate the service under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA. A visitation will be at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston prior to the service from 12:30 PM until 1:30 PM.
Carolyn was born on April 28, 1933 in Ruston and died on November 20, 2020 at her home in Choudrant, LA. She was a member and organist at Longstraw Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her parents, Jefferson Davis Whitman and Annie Lee Caston Whitman; and her husband, Benny Joe King.
She is survived by her sister in law, Mary Ann Hall; children, Kenneth E. King (Mary), Gary E. King (Kellie), Sue King, Rachel King Spillers (Tim), Barbara Ann King, Travis Boney (Darby), Sara Grace Boney, William Travis Boney, Eva Frances Boney, Shana N. Chapman, Bubba Chapman, Chad Barrett (Mae), Kayli M. Barrett, Keagyn A. Barrett, Brandon Barrett (Kelly), Brody, Asher and Emerson Barrett; and a host of family and friends.
Pallbearers will be Clint Ambrose, Chad Barrett, Travis Boney, LeRoy Hyatt, Charles Jackson, and Barry Mardis. Honorary pallbearers will be Jack Ambrose and Bill Harper.
Special thanks to Premier Hospice for their special care and love.
In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to Paws of Northeast Louisiana, P. O. Box 15432, Monroe, LA 71207.
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