Receiving of Friends
Obituary of Hilda Ruth King
Hilda Ruth Campbell King entered her eternal rest on June 7, 2019 at Holston Valley/Ballad Health following a fall that caused severe brain trauma. Hilda was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother (Nanny) & friend. She was a hard worker, loved the Lady Vols, and loved to read, sew, bake, & especially go to yard sales.
She was preceded in death by her parents John D. & Ola Marshall Stroupe Campbell; brothers Worley & Tommy Campbell, Carl, Herman, & Kyle Stroupe; sisters Dovie Campbell Payne & Mary Stroupe Craddock and several aunts, uncles, & cousins.
Hilda is survived by her husband, Charles L. King Sr.; children Charles (Chuck) L. King Jr. (Toni), John M. (Catawba) King, & Melissa (Steven) Robbins; grandchildren: Heather King, Amber (Teddy) Wilhoit, Ostyn, Charlsie, & Cadyn King, Dakota & Colton Robbins; great-grandchildren Brylie Neeley & Sabastian Wilhoit; her sister Doris Campbell Gaw (Larry); several nieces, nephews, & cousins; Special adopted son: Steve (Mandy) Whetsell & family. Special adopted grandchildren: Nick (Tiffany) & Sarah Howard, Meghan (William) & Liam Denton, and Mikaela Howard. Special family friends: Anita and Roger Howard, Judy Trapp & family.
The family will receive friends from 2-3pm on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Carter Trent Funeral Home in Church Hill. A short service will follow. Hilda’s wishes were to be cremated so no viewing or formal graveside service will be conducted.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Breast Cancer Foundation at 10400 Little Patuxent Parkway Suite 480 Columbia, Maryland 21044.
Carter-Trent Funeral Home in Church Hill is serving the King family.