WARRENTON, Ga.- Rev. Grady Doyle King, 57, beloved husband of Dianne Evans King, of Warrenton, entered into rest Thursday, October 7, 2004 at University Hospital in Augusta.
Funeral services were held Sunday, October 10, 2004 at 2 p.m. at Long Creek Baptist Church, Warrenton with Brother Chad Crews officiating. Burial followed the services in the church cemetery. Rev. King was a native of Greenwood S.C., a graduate of Greenwood High School and Luther Rice Seminary of Jacksonville, Fla. He was Pastor at Long Creek Baptist Church, and taught the Young Couples Class there. He had served as pastor of First Baptist Church of Broxton, Ga., and Moniac Baptist Church of Moniac, Ga., and Associate Pastor of Woodlawn Baptist Church of Jacksonville, Fla. He also was a Pre-need Counselor for Elliott's Funeral Home in Augusta.
Survivors include his wife, Dianne E. King of Warrenton; two daughters, Kelli King Brooker (Scott) of Douglas, Ga., and Lindsay King Crews (Chad) of Augusta; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Grady King of Greenwood, S.C.; one sister, Patsy Noffz of Rock Hill, S.C.; and one grandchild, Kara Miller of Douglas, Ga.
Pallbearers were Ray Toulson, Sammie Toulson, Larry Johnson, James Johnson, Joe Smallwood, Bennie May, Johnny Wilkerson and Billy Hobbs. Honorary pallbearers were Adult Men's Sunday School Class and the Deacons of Long Creek Baptist Church.
Memorials may be made to Long Creek Baptist Church, C/O Cathy Cooper, 1317 Baker Road, Mitchell, Ga., 30820 or to The Gideon's Foundation, C/O Mr. B. Lewis Johnson Sr., 481 Morris Rd NE, Thomson, Ga. 30824.
Lowe Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.