Emily Jo King, age 78, of Buford, GA, passed away on March 24, 2015. She is preceded in death by her husband, Jack Ralph King;  Father; Cecil Lee Donald, Sr. Mother;  Ellen Inez Donald Hager, brother; Cecil Lee Donald, Jr. Sister; Dorothy Louise Stovall. She is survived by children; Ellen St. John and her partner Marian, Kokomo, IN, Steven King and his wife Stacey, Milton, GA, Kay King DeLoney, Grayson, GA, Al King and his wife Tammy, Forsyth, GA and Greg King and his wife Debbie, Lawrenceville, GA, Brother; Clifford Donald and wife Bonnie, Lawrenceville, GA. grandchildren; Robert “Bobby” St. John, Jennifer King McElroy, Savanna Marie King, Sierra Nicole King, Kara Ashley DiCesare, Kaile Moriah DeLoney, great grandchildren; Robert F. St. John, Alexis Faith McElroy and numerous nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral Services will be held on Friday March, 27, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Wages and Sons Gwinnett Chapel. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at Sherwood Memorial Park, Jonesboro, GA. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wagesandsons.com

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  1. May you forever rest in peace. Aunt Jo you were an amazing lady . I love you and one day we will meet again until then may you always look down upon us and know you are truly loved and missed.

  2. Ellen, Steve, Kay, Al and all of the family. My heart goes out to each of you during this time. Aunt Jo was a great lady who loved deeply. I will miss her and cherish the memories I have of her as I know you will. Prayers, hugs and kisses, l love y’all.

  3. AL and Tammy-I’m so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you during this very difficult time. I hope you will Soon find peace.
    Much love,

  4. My love and prayers are with Ellen, Steve, Kay, Al and their families. I will cherish the time I had with her, she will be truly missed.

    Terrie Jo

  5. Ellen, Steve, Kay, Al and all of your families, You need not look further than the mirror to see just one of the greatest accomplishment your mother had. She was a beautiful grand lady and will be missed. I have many cherished memories of growing up with her there and she made a difference in my life, I”m all the better for having known her. I pray you will find comfort in each other during this time. You are in my thoughts today and always.

    Debra Chandler

  6. Jo was not only my sis in law but my friend. Jo and Jack stood for truth even if they stood alone. I and my kids are blessed to have had them in our lives. I will forever cherish the memories. Jo and I were each others confidants for many years. Nothing can fill the void left in her absence. But we can all find comfort in knowing that we loved her dearly, and she knew it, she is reunited with those who left such a void in her life and she lives on in all of us she touched. No more pain! Ellen, Steve, Kay, and Al..you are in my prayers. Sending love and hugs. Aunt Mary

  7. Kay I just want you to know that I am praying for your peace and thinking of you constantly. I loved your mothers quiet, sweet spirit. She was so kind to everyone. I’m sure she will be missed by many. With all my love, Andrea

  8. To the family and friends of Emily Jo King: I wanted to send my condolences in this important time of need. God, our Creator, knows that we are having a great pain in our heart and he is eager to bring us comfort. He too has endured his son passing away. John 3:16
    Who better to give us hope than, someone who has experienced the same situation. In Revelation 21:4,5 God promises us that he will do away with death and sorrow and that he will replace those former things with a new world.

  9. I just learned of your passing, that God has called you home, Altho is hurts that your no longer with, I happy and envy you so, your in the arms if Jesus and our dearest family gone before us, but I also know one day we’ll all be together again.

    To my family I share your pain over the passing of this great lady, before my Dad Cecil Lee Donald Jr. Passed on he spoke with me about the family I didn’t know well, but through the time I had with him before he went home, I learned of my aunts and my uncle and about my grand parents, I just hope I’ve been able to make them proud of me.

    My deepest condolences and even though I so late in learning of the passing of Mrs. Emily Jo King, everyone is in my prayers

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