Janie Mae Burch King

Published 12:34 am Wednesday, June 5, 2013


“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith; hence forth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day; not to me only, but unto all them that also love his appearing.” II Timothy 4:7-8

Janie Mae Burch King, born in Batesville, Miss. on Nov. 19, 1924, was called home Monday, May 27, 2013.

She joined St. John Temple at an early age under the leadership of Bishop White. She later joined First Church of God In Christ pastored by Bishop Howard E. Quillen. She served on the Usher Board and taught the adult Sunday school class. She served well in her service for the Lord until her health failed her.

Janie was very outspoken. She loved to talk about the goodness of the Lord. Her favorite words were “thank you,” “baby” and “God is good.”

She leaves to cherish her loving memories her husband 59 years, David King; one daughter, Addie Lee (Anthony) Hudson; three grandsons, Perry Sykes, Anthony Sykes and David Sykes; 14 grandchildren; four sisters-in-law, Julia Griffith, Emma Anderson and Katie McGowan, all of California, and Annie Mae King of New York; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Leonard and Sophie Burch.

Visitation will be held Thursday, June 6 from 2-6 p.m. at Crain & Sons Funeral Home in Bogalusa.

The funeral service will be held Friday, June 7 at First Church of God In Christ with Bishop Howard E. Quillen officiating. Interment will follow in the Bogalusa Cemetery.

Please sign the guestbook at www.crainandsons.com.