Lilly Thrower King

November 4, 1966April 12, 2016

Lilly Thrower King passed peacefully in her sleep Tuesday morning. Lilly was born in Austin, Texas on November 4, 1966. Although raised in Houston, her heart was in Austin and Lake Travis. Lilly graduated in May 1984 from Second Baptist High School, from The University of Texas at Austin in 1988 and the University of Houston Law Center in 1991. She was the first third-generation graduate of the Law Center. After graduation, Lilly served as a briefing clerk for Justice William Junell, 14th Court of Appeals. Lilly entered private practice in 1992 accepting a position with the Houston office of Baker & Hostetler, LLP where she was admitted as a partner in 1999. Despite her many achievements and accomplishments, Lilly walked away from the practice of law in 2000 to pursue her true passion – full time mother to her two sons, Trey and Will. She was very active in the community serving at her boys’ schools, with The Blue Bird Circle, The Houston Symphony League, Delta Gamma Fraternity, and on the Board of the Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary. Lilly later returned to the practice of law opening her own firm, Breitbeil & King PC. Lilly was predeceased by her beloved paternal grandmother, Amelia King Thrower and grandfather Vern Thrower, maternal grandparents Hulon and Eloise Crawford; mother Evelyn Crawford Thrower and daughter Anne Amelia King. She is survived by her husband of 21 years, Allen A. King, Jr., sons Allen A. (Trey) King, III and William L. King and her little dogs Colin and Albert; father and step-mother Greg and Carole Thrower; sister & brother- in- law Kimberly and Richard Lucas, Jr., nieces Lilly and Lindsay and nephew Pryor Lucas; sister & brother-in- law Amanda and Edward Burnett and niece Haley Burnett; cousins Lilly Andress and husband Thurmon and Robert Moore; uncle V. Lynn Thrower, cousins Lance & Logan Thrower and their families; Pat and Allen King, Sr., and sister-in law Karrie King Lindquist and her family. She was also survived by very special friends Ms. Janet Sims and family and Ms. Diane Hirtz-Spencer and family. The memorial service is to be conducted at two o’clock in the afternoon on Monday, the 25th of April, at First Presbyterian Church, 5300 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77004 where Senior Pastor Jim Birchfield is to Officiate. A private family burial will have taken place at Forest Park Westheimer Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to The Blue Bird Circle, 615 West Alabama, Houston, Texas 77006 or the Salvation Army Houston Area Command, 1500 Austin, Houston, Texas 77002.


  • Memorial Service and Celebration of Life Monday, April 25, 2016

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Elise Reynolds

April 26, 2016

It is very shocking that Lilly had to leave us so suddenly. I have such wonderful memories of Lilly and her family. She was so vivacious and full of life. My heart and prayers are with her family.

Ed and lydia Crowell

April 23, 2016

So sorry for your loss. You all have been in our thoughts and prayers.

April 22, 2016

Please know I'm so sorry for your loss of Lilly and have you in my thoughts and prayers. May Our Lord comfort you knowing she was such a wonderful person and now an angel in heaven. Love, Shirley A. Schroeder, Wichita Falls, TX

Melissa Moore

April 20, 2016

My thoughts and prayers are with Lily's entire family during this time of sorrow and remembrance.

April 20, 2016

Our thoughts and prayers go out to you, Greg and Carole, and to all of your family. She was so very sad. Blessings to her husband and children. All our love,
Barry and Nancy Wallace

David Pitschmann

April 20, 2016

We are so very sorry for this loss, but we know that God holds the entire family in His hands!

Marlene Kuechler-Romero (daughter of Kitty King)

April 20, 2016

I'm sorry for your loss. I met Lilly once upon a time at a family gathering at uncle Vern and aunt Midge's ranch...that was a million years ago. Que dios les bendiga.

April 20, 2016

Allen our thoughts and prayers are with you and the boys we love you Sherry and Ray Hanold Wichita Falls Texas

Candace Thrower

April 20, 2016

I have been so blessed to know Lilly. I am so proud of the life she chose to live serving her family and community. I know she wants her family to stay strong until they are reunited in heaven. Praying for God to comfort, strengthen and heal.
Love, Candace

Tony and Rhonda Gatti

April 19, 2016

Allen, Tony and I wish to extend our deepest sympathies on the death of Lilly. We were shocked and deeply saddened when we heard the news. Our prayers are with you and your family and we hope the memories will sustain you and bring a smile.