Rachel Wynona King

July 20, 2012 • Obituaries


A memorial service will be held at a later date for Rachel Wynona K[auth] ing, 97, who passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2012, in Roswell. Rachel was cremated according to her wishes.

Rachel was born Nov. 24, 1914, in Indiana, to George Lewis and Hazel (Dunsmore) Hobbs, who preceded her in death. Her daughter Patricia Nicolson also preceded her in death.

She is survived by her son Phillip King and his wife Ann, of Rio Rancho; and a daughter Norma Krebbs, of Roswell. Rachel was the proud grandmother of numerous grand- and great-grandchildren, as well as a few great-great-grandchildren.

Rachel moved to Roswell from Albuquerque in 1980. She was a housewife; she made many quilts for family and friends and also attended the Nazarene Church.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at

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