Avis King

KING, Avis E., 88, of Alpena died Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at home.

She is survived by her husband, Theodore; eight children, Ellen Frankel, Thomas Bates Jr., James L. Bates, Gail Jorgenson, Becky Dault, Bonnie Gauthier, Mark Bates and Penny Sue Risteau; 26 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren, and nine great-great grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held Friday, July 5, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Evergreen Cemetery with Rev. Gene Bacon officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to McWilliams Funeral Home, Alpena.