She was born to the late Earl and Elizabeth Theriac in Detroit, Mich., on March 20, 1941. Her family moved to Brownsville, Texas, where she attended Victoria High School. She has been happily married to the love of her life, Joe, for 52 years.
She was a faithful member of Central Church of Christ for 38 years. She was very active in the congregation’s evangelism efforts, as well as the youth’s Lads to Leaders program. She cherished the many friendships she had with her brothers and sisters in Christ.
She loved to read, travel and attend sporting events, plays, band concerts and all other activities involving her grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband, Joe W. King; her sons: Brad and Dawn King of Kingwood, Texas, Richard and Dianne King, Joe and Karen King, Larry and Stephanie King and Randy and Jenny King, all of Cleveland. She adored her grandchildren: Katie, Cody, Morgan, Annelise, Tyler, Austin, Emery, Nolan, Hope, Easton and Ellis; her brother, Glen, and Carol Theriac of Houston, Texas; sister-in-law, Sally Williams of Millington; as well as nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of her to the Lads to Leaders program at Central Church of Christ, 200 25th Street, Cleveland, TN 37312.
The family will receive friends at 4 p.m. Monday, April 29, 2013, at Central Church of Christ. A Celebration of Life service will follow at 7 p.m.
Interment will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Sunset Memorial Gardens.
You are encouraged to share a memory of Elaine and/or your personal condolences with her family by visiting her memorial webpage and guest book at www.companionfunerals.com.
Companion Funeral & Cremation Service is honored to assist the King family with these arrangements.