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Luetta Lorraine King, 85, formerly of Blockton, Iowa, departed this life May 7, 2013 at Mount Ayr Health Care in Mount Ayr, Iowa, where she had resided the past two years.

Lorraine was born July 17, 1927 in Savannah, Missouri to Lonnie Gilbert and Mary (Brumfield) Cavin. Lorraine graduated from the Blockton, Iowa high school. On October 12, 1946 she was united in marriage to Edwin Wendell King. To this union two sons were born, Phillip and Daniel. Edwin and Lorraine had over 66 years together.

Lorraine was very active in the Blockton community as long as her health permitted. She was a member of the Methodist church, Eastern Star, American Legion Auxiliary, Garden Club and Sunshine Club.

She was preceded in death by  her parents; brother, Wesley Eugene Cavin, and sister, Lillian May Cavin.

Lorraine is survived by her husband, Edwin, of Mount Ayr Health Care; their sons, Phillip and wife Myrna of Bedford, Iowa and Dan and wife Esther of Redding, Iowa; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, and two stepgrandchildren.

Lorraine has been cremated. There will be a memorial service at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Prugh-Dunfee Funeral Home of Grant City, Missouri. 

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