Mrs. Frances Walton King, formerly of Gasburg, VA, born September 4, 1923, passed away October 16, 2022.She is the widow of Rev. J. Skelton King and is preceded in death by her parents, Presley and Mottie Walton; her siblings, Shell Walton (Elsie), Millie Walton (Shirley), Bet Walton Delbridge (Burton), Tom Walton and Harmon Walton and her brother-in-law, Keith Johnson.
She is survived by her children, Rev. C.B. King (Patsy) and Elaine King Chipley (Dixon); her sister Pauline Walton Johnson; two sisters-in-law, Barbara Walton and Dot Walton; her grandchildren, Jay King (Bridgett), Kathy King Kendall (Michael), Ryan Chipley (Sooyoung), and Mark Chipley (Danae); her great grandchildren, Madeleine King, Meredith King, Christopher Kendall, Mary Katherine Kendall, Alexander Kendall, Madison Chipley, and Hunter Chipley; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.
Frances loved her family and her church. She supported her husband in his career as a United Methodist minister. She was active in all churches she attended during Skelton’s ministry and when they retired. She had an outgoing personality and was loved by many.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 21, 2022, at Olive Branch United Methodist Church in Gasburg, VA. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday in the Church Cemetery.
The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff at the Hermitage Home of Richmond for their love and care of Mrs. King for 15 years. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Olive Branch United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 65, Gasburg, VA 23857 or At Home Hospice Care, 8149 Walnut Grove Rd., Mechanicsville, VA 23111. Williams Funeral Home, Lawrenceville will be handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.williamsfuneralhomeva.com.