July 1924 - December 2012

Helen passed away peacefully in her Portland, Ore. home December 5, 2012 with family and friends by her side. Medford, Ore. was Helen's home for over 50 years; she relocated to Portland in 2007 to be close to her daughter. Helen was a wonderful wife, mother, and an outstanding bridge player who is missed by all that knew her.

Helen was born in Lowell, Mass. and was raised on a dairy farm in Southern California. In 1951, she married Bennie B. King. They were happily married for 53 years, until his passing in 2004.

Helen is survived by her daughter, Laura King. Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 10, 2013 at Siskiyou Memorial Park.