1916 - 2010

Florida Ayers King

>FLORIDA LUGENE (AYERS) KING -  94 - Citrus Industry
AUBURNDALE - Florida Lugene (Ayers) King, 94, went to be with the Lord peacefully on Sunday, October 17, 2010 surrounded by her family at Auburndale Oaks Healthcare Center due to natural causes.
She was born in Auburndale on July, 8th, 1916 to Royal and Lillie Fussell Ayers. She worked in the citrus industry for over 40 years until retiring to become a caregiver to numerous family members.
 Mrs. King was married to Louie Elmer King, who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death was her son Albert Ashley King.
  She is survived by her daughters Patricia Whiddon of Auburndale and Charlotte (Richard) Morgan of High Springs, FL. Lugene had 7 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. She is survived by one brother, Raymond Ayers, three sisters, Ellen Albritton, Gertrude (Gene) Adams, Carolyn Hudson and sister-in-law, Theresa Ayers.
Lugene was an avid homemaker always involved in some type of activity including cooking, canning, quilting, and crocheting. She leaves behind many pieces of hand work for her family. Mrs. King was a member of Lena Vista Baptist Church and Chapter 57 of the Order of Eastern Star.
 The family will receive friends Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010 at Oak Ridge Funeral Care in Winter Haven. Funeral Services will begin at 11:00am. Interment will follow at Auburndale Memorial Park.

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