Sarah Alicia King

Published 11:54am Thursday, January 31, 2013

June 6, 1919 – Jan. 25, 2013

Sarah Alicia King, 93, died Friday afternoon at Crestwood Medical Center in Huntsville.

Alicia was a native of Camp Hill, AL and the second child of Lois Edna Gross and Collie Hunter King.  She was the 1937 Valedictorian of Camp Hill High School.  Shortly after high school graduation, Alicia began her U.S. Civil Service Career with the Department of Agriculture in Montgomery, AL.  In 1954, Alicia moved to Huntsville continuing her career at the U.S. Army’s Missile Command.  Alicia worked in a supervisory position at the Comptroller’s Finance and Accounting Division.

Alicia was proud of her Alabama and Southern heritage.  She enjoyed Alabama history and fiction with a Southern setting.  Alicia and her brother co-authored two genealogy books on their ancestry.  She was devoted to her hometown and maintained her membership in the Camp Hill United Methodist Church throughout her life.

Alicia also enjoyed working crossword puzzles, reading mysteries, and watching Auburn football.  She was preceded in death by her two close siblings: an older sister, Mary Ida King Corcoran, and a younger brother, Johnny Clopton King, both of Huntsville.

Survivors include one niece, Susan L. King, of Manassas Park, VA and one sister-in-law, Margaret Christine King of Huntsville.

The graveside service will be at Camp Hill Cemetery.  See www.laughlinservice.com for updates.

Memorials may be made to the Camp Hill Perpetual Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 217, Camp Hill, AL 36850 or the American Heart Association.

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