- Married to Shelby M. King for 54 years they had seven children. Shelby "Gene", Kenneth Lee, Vincent Paul, Timothy Dale (deceased in 1995), Randy Joe, and Tonya chloe "King" Gilbert and Annette Marie "King" Neely. She was a housewife a excellent cook and a wonderful mom, grandmother, sister, friend and christian. She overcame many health problems and eventually lost a long hard battle with cancer. May God rest her soul.
Nehna King of Mitchell died Thursday, February 12, 1998, at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on April 19, 1924, in Marion County, IN, she was the daughter of Henry Fred and Myrtle Irene (Simpson) Hauser. She married Shelby M. King on July 3, 1943, in Lawrence County, and he survives.Also surviving are four sons: Gene King, Vincent King, Kent King, and Randy King, all of Mitchell, IN; two daughters: Tonya Gilbert and Annette Neely,both of Mitchell, IN; nineteen grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; one brother, Henry K. Hauser of Charleston, AK; and her step-father, William Alfred Harrington of Mitchell, IN. She was preceded in death by one son, Timothy D. King, in 1995, and one grandson, Kerry L. King, in 1997.She was a homemaker was was a member of Fairview Church of Christ in Huron, IN.Services for Nehna King will be at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, February 15th, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Port William Cemetery in Williams, IN.