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Originally published: 2013-01-11 16:49:53
Last modified: 2013-01-11 16:49:53

Rev. Burnie King

Rev. Burnie King, 70, of Linville passed away on Jan. 9, 2013, at Bristol Regional Medical Center.
A native of Avery County, he was born Sept. 17, 1942, in Yancey County, the son of the late Arthur Alexander and Margaret Dugger King.
King was a member of Linville Evangelical Methodist Church and had worked for Grandfather Golf and Country Club as a Landscaper for over 20 years.
He enjoyed listening to music and singing, especially bluegrass and was an artist.
King has left to cherish his memory his wife, Eula Owens King of the home; cousin, Stella Cook of Elk Park; several nieces and nephews, including special niece, Rebecca Ellis of Mississippi.
Funeral services for Burnie King were conducted 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan.11, 2013, at the Linville Evangelical Methodist Church with Dr. Ken Harper officiating. Interment followed in the Tanglewood Cemetery . The family received friends 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Linville Evangelical Methodist Church at PO Box 654 Linville, NC 28646.
Words of comfort and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland is serving the King family.

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