Obituary for Eva King

Eva Faye King, 82, of Heavener, was born Oct. 11, 1937 in Heavener to Bob and Alice (Baker) Harris and passed away Nov. 6, 2019 in Heavener.

Funeral service is Saturday at 2 p.m. at Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Larry Free officiating. Burial is Monday at 9 a.m. in Lovings Cemetery, under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener.

Eva was a life-long resident of the area and attended Heavener First Baptist Church. She was active in quilting, with winning many awards for her quilts. Eva was an author and won two poetry awards. Eva was Bill’s partner throughout life working hand in hand beside him with the ranch, Kings Rib House BBQ, and raising their family. She was a loving wife, proud mother, good citizen of the community, sister, aunt, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend.

Surviving family members are two sons Gary P. King of Ramona, and Alan D. King and wife Sheila of Houston; one sister, Lavon Dehart, of Heavener; seven grandchildren Amber Wilson of Diana, Texas, Jared King of Princeton, Louisiana, Jacob King of Dallas, Texas, Maggie King of Ochelata, Robert Carl (Bo) King of Ramona, Lesa King of West Bountiful, Utah and Cameron King of West Bountiful, Utah; six great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of many friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Bill King; her oldest son, Bryan K. King; and a grandson, Aaron.

Pallbearers are Gary King, Alan King, Bo King, Jared King, Jake King and John King.

Viewing is Friday from 4 to 8 p.m., Saturday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

Family visitation is Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

To sign Mrs. King’s online guestbook please visit

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