COMER - James Joel King, 65, died Sunday, May 18, 2014.
A native of Madison County, he was the son of the late L.B. Smith and Lucille Dudley Smith. He was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Ray King. Joel was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church and retired from Peterson Springs.
Survivors include his wife, Kathy Bridges King, Comer; children and their spouses, Melanie and Billy Jones, Hull, Adam and Joy King, Danielsville, and Billy and Leah King, Danielsville; sister, Marylin (Larry) Adams, Danielsville; eight grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 21, at 11 a.m., at Vineyards Creek Baptist Church with the Revs. Jeff Wells and Gerald Hunt officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, May 20, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the TJ and Friends Foundation Inc., P.O. Box 6161, Elberton, GA 30635.
Lord & Stephens, Danielsville, is in charge of arrangements.