KING, Robert Gant, 98, of Brooksville, Florida, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2019 at The Grand Assisted Living.
Born January 15, 1921 in Brooksville, she was the daughter of Berry J. & Florence (Ayers) Gant. Mrs. King lived in Des Moines, Iowa until she returned to her hometown of Brooksville where she resided for 58 years. She earned her master’s degree and went on to teach Junior High School students English and reading before retiring from the Iowa Public Education System. She was a parishioner of St. Anthony the Abbot Catholic Church and a member of the St. Anthony Columbiettes, Hernando County Business and Professional Women’s Club, Wisconsin Club, American Legion Auxiliary #186, Spring Hill Garden Club and life member of the National Educational Association. She was also a volunteer for Friends of the Library and The Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP). She is survived by many nieces and nephews.
A Visitation family and friends will be held from 10:00-11:00am, Monday, April 15, 2019 at St. Anthony the Abbot Catholic Church, where a Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00am, with Reverend Mikhail Kouts officiating. Burial will follow at Brooksville Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to HPH Hospice.
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