Barbara Reynolds King

28 December , 19397 June , 2019

Barbara R. King, fondly known as “Nana” born December 28, 1939 was reunited with her loved ones and her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on June 7, 2019. She was a devoted wife and loving mother with a gentle and loving spirit who will be greatly missed by those who loved her. She was a faithful member of City Church of Chattanooga for 33 years. Barbara retired after 30 years in Nursing. She loved to crochet and knit for local charities. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Barbara Thurman. Survivors include her husband of 61 years, Ray King; her children, Mark (Wanda) King, Lisa (Richard) Rose and David (Barbara) King; brother, Chris (Kathy) Thurman; grandchildren, Lauren (Stephen) Rae, Megan and Allison King; great-grandchildren, Drew and Ellie Brewer. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Hearth Hospice and her caregivers, Brandi, Laura and Ben. Those who walk upright enter into peace. They will find rest as they lie in death. Isaiah 57:2. A memorial service will be held at 11 AM Wednesday at City Church of Chattanooga on Lee Highway with the Rev. Ernie Reno officiating. Burial will be private. In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to the Ronald McDonald House, 200 Central Avenue, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37403 Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, 404 South Moore Road, East Ridge, TN 37412. Please share your thoughts and memories at


  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
  • Ronald McDonald House


  • Memorial Service Wednesday, 12 June , 2019


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Cecelia Bryson

12 June 2019

Ray, Mark, Lisa, and David--Thinking of you all and praying that The Prince of Peace, and the love of Jesus, will comfort you today, as well as, in the days to come! Holding you close to my heart and keeping you all in my prayers.

Judy Weir

10 June 2019

My condolences to the King Family....Barbara was a wonderful sweet lady! Years ago, when she had a beauty shop in her home, she would fix my hair! To the King Family, hold on to all of those precious memories of Barbara and let them be of comfort to you all...I pray for strength, peace and comfort as you lay a lovely lady to rest!