Sarah Frances King

Published 9:43 pm Friday, June 2, 2017

Sarah Frances “Memaw” King, 78, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, May 30, 2017.

She was born February 28, 1939. She was predeceased by her husband, Gene P. King; her two brothers, David and Jimmy Delk. Mrs. King is survived by five children, John Koch (Kathy), Jim Koch (Terry), Delores Slaydon (Steve), Elizabeth Barbour (Billy) and Paula Sutton; sister, Barbara Delk Thompson (Billy); brother, Tommy Delk (Phyllis); 14 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Sarah “Memaw” was very kind-hearted and loving. She did everything for her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved to be a part of every sport event, birthday, holiday or even just a cookout, no matter how she felt. She was a part of a knitting club with wonderful ladies that kept her going. She will be dearly missed by everyone and will be watching over her family for eternity.


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There will be a private memorial held at Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery on June 5, 2017, at 11 a.m. We welcome everyone to visit the family at 12:30 p.m. on June 5, 2017, at 100 Emerald Court, Suffolk, VA 23434.