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Frances Elizabeth King

August 9, 1927 ~ June 22, 2019 (age 91)


Frances Elizabeth King age 91 of Steubenville, died June 22, 2019. Born on August 9, 1927 in Conneaut, Ohio, Elizabeth was the daughter of the late Dr. Harold Wilson and Maude Kerr Wilson and She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 57 years, Richard Q. King, Sr. on February 22, 2006 and an older brother, Harold David, who died in his youth. After graduation from Muskingum College and living in Mansfield and Massillon, Ohio, she lived the remainder of life in Steubenville where Elizabeth was a sixth grade teacher in the Steubenville Public Schools from 1968-1985 at Garfield, Harding and Roosevelt and followed retirement from teaching as a charter member of the original committee in 1986 that founded Old Fort Steuben Project, Inc. and built historic Fort Steuben and Fort Steuben Park.  She was a faithful member of Covenant Presbyterian Church, Steubenville, Ohio, and a member of Ohio and Jefferson County Retired Teachers Associations, American Association of University Women and National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.  She is survived by sons, Richard Q. King, Jr. (Gail), Kent, OH and Attorney Robert Wilson King (Renee), Greensburg, PA. Grandchildren Attorney Andrew C. King, Washington, D.C., Elizabeth Klinger (Joe), Burbank, CA, Allison Freeman (Cash), Fort Collins, CO, Katherine Ruff (Charles), Chicago, IL and Attorney Bradley A. King, Greensburg, PA. Great grandchildren Maxwell and Joseph and Lauren Klinger and Haylie King and Jacob and Julia Freeman and Charles and Jake and Molly Ruff.  According to her wishes, private family viewing preceded interment at Union Cemetery and in lieu of flowers, she can be honored with donations to Old Fort Steuben Project, Inc., P.O. Box 1787, Steubenville, OH 43952.  Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, 215 Fernwood Road, Wintersville, Ohio are entrusted with the funeral arrangements.

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