Jeff King was born Nov. 9, 1917, in Marcella, Ark. to John Arthur and Cora (Forshee) King. His family moved to the Rocky / Cordell area when he was a small child. He grew up in that area and helped out on the family farm. He married Virginia Louise Berry on Feb. 24, 1937 in a community church near Rocky. He served in the United States Army during WWII and was honorably discharged in January 1946. He worked in Civil Service for the United States Government from 1956 until his retirement in 1983. He attended the First Assembly of God in Altus, enjoyed going out to the farm, working outside in his yard, trading cars, OU Football, visiting at the coffee shops and spending time with his family and grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Dorman; two brothers, Burnal and Conway; three sisters, Beatrice, Evalee and Daphne; and a brother-in-law, Allen Hurst.
He is survived by his wife Virginia of 75 years; son, Larry King and wife Boni of Altus; daughter-in-law, Louise King of Altus; four grandchildren, Rhonda Dusenberry and husband Robert of Altus, John King and wife Angie of Vernon, Texas, Randy King and wife Stacey of Russelville, Ark., and Jeffrey King of Altus; six great-grandchildren, Katy, Keaton, Khloe, Dakota, Hunter David and Alison; great-granddaughter, Charley; a sister, Willie Belle Hurst of Altus; and many friends.
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Quinlin Hensley, 67, of Altus, passed away Sunday, Oct. 27, 2012, in Clinton. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday at the First Baptist Church in Cheyenne with the Rev. Boyd Whitehead officiating. Local services are under the direction of Kincannon Funeral Home.
Quinlin Guy Hensley was born to Guy and Erma (Gantz) Hensley on Jan. 5, 1945 in Shattuck. He attended the Durham school from the 1st to the 6th grade. He graduated from Reydon High School in 1963 and went on to attend WOSC from 1989 to 1990. He then attended SWOSU from 1991 to 1992, studying Computer Science. Quinlin and Roxie Briggs were united in marriage on Aug. 11, 1963 in Hardesty. To this union one daughter was born. Quinlin served his country in the United States Army and was honorably discharged in 1972. The Hensley’s moved to Altus in December 1988. Mr. Hensley worked in the computer industry as a technician. He enjoyed flying Radio Controlled Airplanes. Quinlin and Roxie also flew their own Cessna. He built computers from 1995 to 2007.
Quinlin was preceded in death by three sisters, Karen Hensley, Vondell Albright and Winonia (Nona) Jones.
He is survived by his wife Roxie of the home; one daughter, Stacie Hensley and granddaughter, Jessica Hensley, all of Altus; one sister, Patricia Minjaros of Alamogordo, N.M.; four brothers, Addie Hensley and wife Norma of Pampa, Texas, Dale LaRoy Hensley and wife Pat of Clovis, N.M., Ronald Hensley and wife Darlene of Durham, and Glen Hensley and wife Sherry of Cheyenne; as well a host of other family and friends.
The family will greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Kincannon Gathering Room today.
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