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Jeanne Marian King

Jeanne Marian King, formerly of Gainesville FL passed away on May 13, 2016 in Tampa, FL after a short illness. She was 93 years old. Jeanne was born and raised in Richmond, Indiana. She received a Bachelor\’s degree from Earlham College also located in Richmond, Indiana. It was there that she met and later married her husband of 55 years, Fred King. They moved to Gainesville in the 1950\’s and Jeanne began working as a Social Worker for Alachua County and then went on to work with HRS Dept. of Children and Families until her retirement in 1987. Jeanne had many interests which included playing bridge with her friends and caring for her grandchildren. She belonged to the AAUW, the Woman\’s Club and was a member and choir singer in the University United Methodist Church. She is pre-deceased by her husband, Fred King; her brother the Reverend Marshall J. Taylor; her sister Helen Smith, and her daughter Paula Siragusa. She is survived by her daughter Linda Killebrew of Tampa, FL and three beloved grandchildren: Alex Siragusa of Ormond Beach, Fl; Elise Siragusa Taing of Denver, Co and Kevin Siragusa also of Denver, Co. Her urn will be placed beside those of her husband in Forest Meadows Central. Services will be held on Saturday May 28, 2016, 1:00 p.m. at Milam Funeral Home Chapel, Gainesville, FL.

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In consideration of COVID-19, as well as the families we are serving, we would like for those of you whose immune systems are compromised please stay home and send the family a condolence card. We may also be forced to postpone services if this continues or worsens. Our profession as funeral directors is not only focused on serving families, but also protecting the families and the community at-large. Thank you and please take care!