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Helen "Rose" King

December 22, 1930 — July 2, 2024

Helen ‘Rose’ King passed away July 2, 2024. She was born in Jacksonville, AL on December 22, 1930 to Helen Rose and John F. Waters.

As a child, she moved to Texas with her mother and grandparents. In 1939 her mother married Robert ‘Bob’ Coonrod. In 1944 they moved to Corpus Christi where she met and married Roy J. King in 1946. They raised three sons and were active in Boy Scouts and Letter Carriers & Postal Supervisors associations. In 1986, at the request of Bishop Rene Gracida, they moved to Medina, TX to oversee the new Camp Corpus Christi. They were active members of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus and the Altar Society. 

Rose is preceded in death by her husband of 71 years, Roy J. King; sons Jim and Ronnie King; her mother and step father Helen & Bob Coonrod; her brother Bob Coonrod, Jr.; her father John F. Waters; and daughter-in-law Mindy King. 

She is survived by her son John King and wife, Kay; her sister-in-law Sally Coonrod; brothers David and Ervin Coonrod and their wives Theo and Kay; three grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren; nieces and nephews and many dear friends.

A memorial rosary will be held at 9:30 AM July 26, 2024 with a mass at 10 AM at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, Bandera, TX. A burial will follow at the New St. Stanislaus Catholic Cemetery. A reception will at place after at the fellowship hall.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of choice. 

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Rosary

Friday, July 26, 2024

9:30 - 9:30 am (Central time)

St. Stanislaus Catholic Church (Bandera, Texas)

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Friday, July 26, 2024

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TX

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Interment

Friday, July 26, 2024

11:15am - 12:15 pm (Central time)

St. Stanislaus Catholic Cemetery

TX

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