Margaret L. King, nee Cannon, 90, of Belleville, IL, born Saturday, March 9, 1929, in London, England, passed away Monday, June 24, 2019 in Belleville, IL.
Margaret was a loving mother and grandmother. She spent most of her life in England near London. After many years working for the Navy, Army, and Air Forces Institute (NAAFI), she worked as a school receptionist at the Orchard Infant School in East Molesey, England. She moved to Belleville, IL in 2015, where she became an active member of the All Star Mostly Senior Ukulele Rainbow Review in Mascoutah, IL, and the local Craft Club. She enjoyed the company of other ex-patriot Brits in the British Club, and knitted for the St. Augustine’s Prayer Shawl Ministry.
She was preceded in death by her:
Parents: Robert and Agnes nee Rivers Cannon
Husband: John King
Robert Cannon Jr.
Jean nee Cannon Day
Surviving are her:
Daughter: Sandra (Wayne) nee King, McCormick of Belleville, IL
Sister: Pamela nee Cannon, Carter of Louth
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Belleville Humane Society.
Visitation: Visitation from 10:00 am to 11:00 am, Friday, July 12, at Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am, Friday, July 12, 2019 at Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Rev. Doug Stewart officiating.