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Caroline King

Published: Thursday, March 13, 2014 8:04 a.m. CDT

CHEROKEE VILLAGE, Ark. — Caroline Rose (Homann) King, 94, of Cherokee Village, Ark., passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark.

She was born March 29, 1919, in Mattoon to Charles and Grace (Young) Homann. She was a housewife until her children were in school then she taught home economics and was a water color artist.

She was a member of the Peace Lutheran Church of Cherokee Village and the Art Club of Cherokee Village. She and her husband, Floyd, taught school for many years. Floyd taught biology at Hall High School and Rose taught home economics at various schools in the area.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother and five sisters.

Survivors include her husband of 72 years, Floyd O. King of the home; three sons, John Bruce (Kathy) King of North Richland Hills, Texas, Jeffrey Lyle (Dixie) King of Happy Valley, Ore., and William Walter King of Houston, Texas; one daughter, Carol Ann Carlson of Woodlands, Texas; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, March 17, at the Peace Lutheran Church in Cherokee Village, Ark., with Pastor Brian Pummill officiating. Interment will follow in the Memorial Garden located at the Peace Lutheran Church of Cherokee Village, Ark.

The Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland, Ark., is in charge of arrangements.

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