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Jacob Nathaniel King, Sr.

The King, Harmon, Nelson, Walker, Draper, Dukuly and Taylor families announce with sincere regrets the home going of their husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle and cousin Jacob Nathaniel King, Sr. which sad event occurred September 24, 2013 in Elizabeth, New Jersey in his 95th year after a protracted period of illness.

 He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Johnette Theris Walker-King; children: Emerson King, Victoria King-Rich (Jerry), Christine King-Taylor (Elijah), Jacob N. King, Jr., Ella W. King, Alfred D. King (Quady), Angeline King, Mary Zean King and Johnette M. King. His sisters: Frances L. King and Zean Nelson. Nephews: Wilmot L. Harmon, Daniel S. Draper, Jr., Sidney W. King, Jr., Pinkney W. King, Jr., E. Richmond Draper, Alfred Derrick King, Arthur Nickerson, Z. Douglas Nelson, Thomas Nelson, Julius Nelson, McDonal Reed, Clarence Korvah, Bill Yarwon,  Ronald L. Whisnant, Sr., Stedman Joseph and Sonie Grant. Nieces: Delsena King-Russ, Audrey King-Rubie, Jenny Brisbane, Marie White, Lela Nelson-Kamara,  Eleanor Nelson, Zean Nelson, Edith Whisnant-Ricks, Rayetta Whisnant, Naomi Joseph, Geneve Thomas-Zayzay, Tennemah Kpana and a host of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his siblings: Sidney W. King, Sr., Pinkney W. King, Sr., Victoria King-Harmon, Delsena King-Draper and Jeanette King.

Wake keeping will be held on Friday, October 18, 2013 at 7:00 P.M. (Please note that the family will respectfully request that all tributes be paid at the wake.)
Wallace Temple AME Zion Church
392 Avenue C
Bayonne, NJ, 07002

Funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 9:00 A.M.
Wallace Temple AME Zion Church
392 Avenue C
Bayonne, NJ, 07002

Contact information:
Johnette T. King                        201.436.3267
Victoria King-Rich                        714.534.5321
Christine King-Taylor                 410.448.9774
Alfred D. King                               201.858.9634
Ella W. King                                    717.623.2103
Wilmot L. Harmon                        614.754.1809 
Dan Draper, Jr.                         401. 533.0433
Sidney W. King, Jr.                   201.709. 1321           
Naomi Joseph                                    201.394.1244
Delsena King-Russ                     770.323.2810
Emerson King                                    +231886588553
Angeline King                                    +231886475734

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