Thu, 07/06/2023 - 9:31am admin
Funeral services for Vetress Marie King, 78, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, July 8, at the Langston Street Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. King passed away at 4:08 p.m., Sunday, July 2, 2023, at Cox South, Springfield, Missouri.
She was born August 30, 1944, at West Plains, Missouri, to Hershall Bunch and Audrey Downing Bunch. On April 18, 1964, she was married at Bakersfield, Missouri, to Wilburn King. Vetress was very outgoing; she loved gospel music and her family. She was a passionate Christian and told everyone she came in contact with about Jesus. Mrs. King was a member of The Bridge Church.
She is survived by her husband, Wilburn King; three children, Fonda Thornburg and husband, Shane, Silver Creek, Nebraska, Daryl King and wife, Kaycee, West Plains, Missouri and Kevin King and wife, Sherry, Pomona, Missouri; nine grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren and one on the way; and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents preceded her in death.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Friday, at the Langston Street Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be at Amy Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO 65775. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.