Dorothy King Feamster, 91, of Lewisburg, West Virginia passed away Saturday December 7, 2019 at her daughters home in Morgantown.
Born August 3, 1928 near Alvon, WV, she was the daughter of the late Carson Penick and Hattie Hedrick King.
A life-long resident of Greenbrier County, she was a graduate of Greenbrier High School, Ronceverte, WV and Capital City Commercial College, Charleston, WV. She returned home following graduation to accept a bookkeeping position at Ronceverte Ice and Produce Company and later worked in the Greenbrier County Clerk's office.
"Dot" joined Clifton Presbyterian Church, Maxwelton, at age eleven and later transferred to Mt. Vernon United Methodist and Lewisburg United Methodist Churches for a total of eighty years.
She was on the staff at Lewisburg United Methodist Church for twenty-two years serving a secretary and business manager. She held numerous offices for over 65 years within the church including president and treasurer of the United Methodist Women, member of Circle #1, a member of Progressive CEOs serving as county secretary, American Legion Post 69 serving as secretary, Senior Friends of the Greenbrier Valley Medical Center in the offices of vice president, secretary and treasurer, member of Greenbrier Valley Antique Car Club, and was Superintendent of Department L of the WV State Fair for a number of years.
Dot was very supportive of her children's school and club activities which included County 4-H Leader, County Cub Scout and Girl Scout Leader, treasurer of Lewisburg Junior High School Band Boosters and later treasurer of Greenbrier East Band Boosters.
She loved genealogy research and had a tremendous amount of information on her and her husband's lineage. Her lineage goes back through her mother to the Newton's, who were founding members of Old Stone Presbyterian Church in Lewisburg and her great-grandfather, Allen Warren King, who fought in the Battle of White Sulphur Springs and was captured and held prisoner for many years.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Lewis Elon Feamster and brother, George Richard King.
Those left to cherish her memory are her brother, James Carson King (Bonnie) of Fairlea; son, Donald Lewis Feamster (Patty) of Cleveland, NC; daughter, Nancy Feamster Turner, Morgantown; grandson, Shiloh Travis Turner (Hannah) of Morgantown; step-grandson, Shawn McClung (Bobbie) of Alderson; step great-granddaughter, Lauren Comi Davis (Luke) of Morgantown; step great-great granddaughter, due in January, Lyla Kate Davis; nieces and nephews: Tina Donovan (Tim); Kathy Bailey (Mike), Tracy Norris (Eric), Lisa King, Jim Childers, Greg King (Vicki), Mike King, David King (Kathy), Wayne King, and Kent King (Janet). Three special ladies who were like daughters, Linda Dunbar Redmond (Barry) of Loganville, GA, Meg Tuckwiller Munton of Lewisburg, and Susie Cole Handley (Bill) of Lewisburg. Also surviving are special friends for many years, Jeanette Albaugh of Lewisburg and Pauletta Estep Hanson (Richard) of Holton, IN and numerous cousins.
Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, December 13, 2019 at Lewisburg United Methodist Church with Pastor Tim Halloran officiating. Burial will follow at the Rosewood Cemetery.
Friends may call on Thursday, December 12, 2019 from 6 p.m. â€“ 8 p.m. at the Lewisburg United Methodist Church.
In consideration of the family's health, please refrain from wearing strong fragrance.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lewisburg United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 69, Lewisburg, WV 24901.
The Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.