Lucy Claire Faulkner King received her homecoming December 2, 2023 after a courageous battle with Leukemia. Claire was preceded in death by her parents Bill and Rita Faulkner and her brother Billy Faulkner. She is survived by her sons Daniel, Taylor (Shelby), and Judson King. She was awaiting the birth of her first grandchild, Anniston Lynn, in January.
Claire was born May 14, 1957 in Montgomery, Alabama. She graduated Jefferson Davis High School, class of 1975. Claire raised her three boys in Montgomery and was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church Montgomery. Claire retired from her work with the city of Montgomery and relocated to Guntersville, Alabama three years ago. Claire worked for Guntersville Feed store as their bookkeeper. Claire was a creator of beauty and caretaker of others, her animals (Riley, Millie, and Lizzie). She preferred a hat, jeans, and a garden hoe to a closet full of clothes.
Claire is also survived by her many friends and family. sister Carol Faulkner Smyser (Bill); aunt Nancy Dennis; beloved niece and nephews and her special friend, Byron Wynn.
Services will be at Rideout’s Brown Service in Prattville, Alabama on Friday, December 8. Visitation will begin at noon followed by a funeral service at 1:00pm.
In lieu of flowers, we ask for donations to the American Cancer Society.