Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

July 26, 2022
Betty King

Obit Betty KingBetty King passed away peacefully July 20, 2022, at the age of 89. She was born Sept. 12, 1932, in Oklahoma. Betty grew up in Bisbee, Arizona, where she met and married the love of her life Russ King. Together they raised their three children in Tucson, Arizona. After their children were grown, they relocated to Tooele, Utah.

Betty was a stay-at-home mom and loved taking care of her family. Betty enjoyed reading, shopping, and home decorating. But her greatest joy in life was spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Betty had a witty sense of humor that always came with a smile and a wink from her beautiful blue eyes. 

She is survived by her husband Russ; her son David King (Robin); daughter Vicki Sly (Steve); daughter-in-laws Janet King; and Rosette King; as well as her grandchildren Michelle, Jason, Sarah, Bart, Ryan, Jared, and Tabitha; many great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by parents Jim and Janie Melton, sisters Pat McCrady and Sharon Faskas, her eldest son Steve King, and son-in-law Jim Hiett.

There will be a celebration of life for Betty on Sept. 13, 2022, which would have been her 90th birthday.

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