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King, Sarah Loretta Glasscock

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June 1, 1925 - March 13, 2015

King, Sarah Loretta Glasscock

Sarah Loretta Glasscock King was born June 1, 1925 and passed away March 13, 2015.

She was the eldest child of Raymond Ira and Mary Ethel Jackson Glasscock.

Loretta was a loving wife to Grady P. King, Jr. for 66 years before he preceded her in death in 2009. She is also preceded by her parents, and three sisters.

She will be deeply missed by her children Sandra Deel, and her husband Mike; Mike King, and his wife Sharon; Greg King, and his wife Theresa; Lisa Jones, and her husband Kevin; and Carla Allen; her brothers, Raymond Glasscock, and wife Peggy; and Carl Glasscock; and sister, Margaret Rowe, and husband, Ocie. She also leaves behind nine grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren, and many more relatives and friends.

Loretta was born in Elmore Co., AL, and lived in Farmers Branch, TX, since 1955.  She spent most of her married life as a homemaker, volunteering much of her time in the PTA while her children were growing up as well as baking and decorating cakes and sewing for many people in the community. She was a Past Matron of Farmers Branch Chapter #687 OES and spent many years serving in the organization. Her favorite thing in life was spending time with her family and being Memaw to all of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Interment will be Tuesday, March 17, at 9:00 a.m. at the DFW National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas, Texas 75211.

A memorial service will follow at 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church Farmers Branch.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to FBCFB Scholarship Fund or the charity of your choice.

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Sherry Perry

March 17, 2015 9:43AM

With my deepest sympathy I send peace, prayers, and blessings to Loretta's family. She was a wonderful woman with a good heart and lots of wisdom. I am blessed to have known her.

Phyllis and Sam Allen

March 17, 2015 9:24AM

When we started visiting FBCFB Loretta always met us with a smile of welcome that made us happy to be there. We miss her. Our sympathy to all her family.

Sue Baldwin

March 17, 2015 8:17AM

My thoughts and prays are will all of Loretta's family. Loretta was the perfect example of "the best Grandmother and Mom." She will be missed.

Karen Towner

March 16, 2015 2:38PM

Loretta will be missed but not forgotten. My thoughts and prayers are with the whole family.

Donna and Steve Krella

March 15, 2015 7:59PM

So sorry to hear of Aunt Loretta. My heart goes out to all of you.I pray that your sorrow be replaced by happy and blessed memories.
Love to all,
Donna Price Krella

Barbara Starkey

March 15, 2015 7:16PM

Sending prayers to the family. I am a friend and co worker of daughter in law Theresa King.

Carl Rose and Family

March 15, 2015 4:25PM

So sorry for your loss
She will be missed

Dennis G Sprague

March 15, 2015 2:22PM

I only met Loretta a few times. She was so comfortable to be around it seemed like I'd known her all of my life. She and Grady made everyone feel welcome and at ease. I pray for God's Blessing for her family and friends as their hearts accept the loss of her in their daily lives.

Carrell Marcom

March 15, 2015 12:02PM

It seems just yesterday that we move across the street from all of you, on Wicker. We were all so young. Loretta and Mother became like sisters. Loretta played a big part of our lives. I'm sure she and Mother will be have tea together soon.