Clovella Koke King, 91, of Soddy-Daisy, Tenn., passed away on September 30, 2019. She was born in Dayton, TN on Feb. 24, 1928. She was the oldest of seven children born to Jack and Fannie Masengale. She was a member of New Union Baptist Church where she filled the roles of VBS Director, choir member, taught Ladies Sunday School class, and was WMU Director for Tennessee Valley Baptist Association.
During her lifetime, she was known as the Avon Lady selling for 49 years, was also on the Rhea County School Board, and drove a school bus for Special Ed students.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 72 years, J. Clyde King.
She is survived by six children, Diana (Don) Buttram, of Shady Dale, Ga., David (Teresa) King, of Dayton, Donna (Kenny) Pendergrass, of Sale Creek, Tenn., Doris (Jim) Stout, of Soddy-Daisy, Tenn., and Dale (Trisha Jones) King and Darryl (Annette) King, of Dayton; brothers, Clyde (Joan) Masengale. of Williamsburg, Va., and Raymond Masengale, Ronnie (Dee) Masengale and Jerry (Faye) Masengale, of Dayton; sisters, Rosie Purser and Linda (Lynn) Shaver. of Dayton; 17 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. from 5 to 8 p.m. EST at Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held at New Union Baptist Church on Thursday Oct. 3, 2019, at 11 a.m. EST with burial to follow at Spence Cemetery with Dr. Danny Ruehling and Rev. Jeremy Diel officiating.
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Arrangements are by Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home, of Dayton.