Emma Louise King
August 4, 1924 – December 8, 2012
Emma Louise King, 88, of Huntingtown passed away December 8, 2012 at her daughter’s residence. Known as Louise, she was born August 4, 1924 in Wallville, Calvert County to William E. and Margaret E. (Bafford) Beverly. Louise lived with her family in Wallville until she was 18 and attended Calvert County public schools. She met her future husband Alvin “Abby” King while working at the Chesapeake Beach Park, where she sold tickets for the Carousel. They were married on October 10, 1942. Louise lived her entire 88 years in Calvert County; most of which were spent in Huntingtown with her husband, Abby. She was a devoted homemaker, farm wife and mother, and was a member of Huntingtown United Methodist Church where she was very active in Sunday school. She also served as the superintendent of Sunday school for a period of time. Louise’s family was the most important thing in her life.
Louise was preceded in death by her son Kenneth Alvin King on October 9, 2012, a great-grandson Edwin Molina, Jr., and a great-granddaughter Faith Dennis. She is survived by her husband of 70 years Alvin “Abby” King and daughters Shirley King Burch of Gambrills and Nancy Louise Dennis and husband Martin of Huntingtown. She is also survived by grandchildren Carole Molina and husband Edwin of Linthicum Heights, MD, Christina Burch and husband Mark Zimmerman of Chapel Hill, NC, Susan Dennis of College Park, MD, Kenneth Michael King and wife Christie of Chesapeake Beach, and Diana Burch of Elkridge, MD; five great-grandchildren; and a daughter-in-law Nancy Lee King of Huntingtown.
Friday, December 14, 2012