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Mr. James Lee King Sr.
Lester Lackey & Sons Funeral Home Inc.
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Homegoing Celebration


Mr. James Lee King Sr.

November 5, 1938~January 6, 2014


Friday, January 10, 2014

6:00 PM

Lester Lackey & Sons Chapel

1163 Reynolds Street

Covington, Georgia 30014

Pastor Mamie J. Caldwell, Eulogist


      Mr. James Lee King Sr. was born November 5, 1938 to the late Mr. & Mrs. Willie Samuel (Essie Lee Dodson) King in Sharon, Georgia.
      He attended James Paschal Baptist Church of Covington, Georgia and attended school in Morgan County.
      On October 28, 1959, he was joined into Holy Matrimony to Mrs. Odessa Mae Jackson King, to this union they were blessed with three children. James was employed for about twenty-two years with the City of Atlanta.
      On Monday, January 6, 2014, James was called to eternal rest. He will be remembered as a hard worker, father and husband. His loving wife preceded him in death; also seven brothers and three sisters; Buddy, Japhus, Ulysses, Ellis, Joe, Eddie Bee, Hoover, Nancy, Nell and Minnie.
      Mr. James King Sr. leaves to cherish his memories; three children, Mr. & Mrs. Michael (Dorothy) Jones, Ms. Alice King and Mr. James King Jr., two brothers, Mr. Ralph King and Mr. MacArthur King, Atlanta, Georgia, one sister, Ms. Lessie Pearl King, Madison, Georgia, several sisters-in-law, four grandchildren, one great grandchild, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


Sims Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery
61 Sims Chapel Road
Covington, Georgia 30014
Saturday, January 11, 2014


The family of the late Mr. James Lee King, Sr. extends their greatest appreciation for each act of kindness, prayer and expressions of love shown during this time of bereavement. May God bless each of you. Please continue to pray for this family.

       The Family