Former Chester County Independent correspondent Lee Nell King passed away Wednesday

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LEE NELL KING

Lee Nell Lurlene Stanfill King, 87, of Henderson passed away Wednesday morning, Feb. 12, 2020 at Henderson Health & Rehabilitation Center.
She was the original writer of the New Friendship Community News in the Chester County Independent and held that position for many years. She also worked in the newspaper’s mailroom.
King loved working with genealogy and was a past member of D.A.R. and a member of the Chester County Historical Society.
She was born Oct. 26, 1932 in Chester County, the daughter of the late Hallie Tenry and Myrtle Lavon Peddy Stanfill. She attended schools in Chester County and was a 1950 graduate of Chester County High School.
She married Lloyd Houston King on Aug. 18, 1951 in Corinth, Miss. They were married 67 years when he passed away on Jan. 15, 2019. She was a retired Dietician for the Chester County Junior High School. 
She loved working with genealogy and was a past member of D.A.R. and a member of the Chester County Historical Society. She was the original writer for the Chester County Independent – New Friendship Community News.
She was a member of the Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church and a cancer survivor and had been active in Relay for Life. Her greatest joy in life was her family, and she especially loved all of her grandchildren. (See complete obituary in the obituaries section).