Genevieve King Worthington
Irene Genevieve King Worthington went to be with the Lord on Friday, June 20, 2014, in Poth, Texas, at the age of 81 years, 2 months, and 3 days. She was born on April 18, 1933, in Sunnyside to Richard Leslie and Cora Ella Reed King.
Genevieve was a lifelong resident of Floresville and Wilson County. She was a member of the Floresville Order of The Eastern Star No. 271 and Northview Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Jerry Worthington in 2012; sons Richard Reid and Glenn Reid; brothers D.A. “Buddy” King, David Paul King, Robert Wilson King, and Joseph “Joey” King; and sisters-in-law Juanita King and Roberta Cole.
Genevieve is survived by her daughter, Wanda Genevieve Reid of Floresville; grandson Justin Morgan Steenken of Floresville; sisters Ida Elizabeth Rogers and husband Sam of Union Valley, Elsie Mae Wright and fiancé, Johnny Burdette of Floresville, and Cora Jean Mints of Floresville; brothers Steve King and wife Marilyn, Ernest King and wife Brenda, Sammy King and wife Louise, Billy King and wife Alice, and Jimmy King and wife Diane, all of Floresville, George King of Leesville, and Richard Lee King and wife Pauline of McKinney; special sister-in-law, Mary “Skip” King of San Antonio; special niece, Judy Fleming and husband Randy of Floresville; special nephew, Richard “Dicky” King and wife Brenda of Floresville; special friends, Barbara and Vernon Brown, Donna Witten, and Arlene Franklin, all of Floresville; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.
Visitation was held on Tuesday, June 24, at 6 p.m. in the Franklin Funeral Home in Floresville.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel, with the Rev. James McClure officiating and under the auspices of Floresville Order of Eastern Star No. 271.
Interment will follow in Floresville’s Masonic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Justin Morgan Steenken, Richard “Dicky” King, Steel Thompson, Steve King, Jimmy King, George King, Ernest King, and Ricky Cox.
Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Vernon Brown, Edie Mazur, Sammy King, Richard Lee King, Billy King, Cody King, Joey King, Morgan L. Steenken Jr., Randy Fleming, Chris Taylor, Andrew King, Jake Locklear, Adrian Michael Solis, Bobby Brown, and Sam Rogers.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, Relay For Life, Class of 1971; Floresville Order of the Eastern Star No. 271; or Northview Baptist Church Building Fund, to the attention of Wanda Reid, P.O. Box 986, Poth, TX 78147.