(Orange, Texas)

January 18, 2013

Janelle W. King

The Orange Leader

ORANGE — Janelle W. King, 78, of Orange, passed away Thursday, January 17, 2013 at Christus Hospital – St. Elizabeth in Beaumont.  Born on August 2, 1934 to her parents, Lester Cruitt and Ruby (Newman) Cruitt, she lived in the Orange area since 1968, she was a member of Winfree Baptist Church and she worked as a Clerk in Pharmacies in the Orange area.  Mrs. King will be remembered as a sweet, kind lady who enjoyed spending time with her family, being with her church family, traveling and spending time with her dogs, Sugar and Cha Cha.

Mrs. King is preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Bobby King, Sr.  Those who will most cherish her memory are her daughters, Saundra Temple and husband, Howard of Mauriceville and Judy Stephenson and husband, David of Mauriceville; her son, Bobby King, Jr. and wife, Valerie of Panama City Beach, Florida; her grandchildren, Nathan Stephenson, Greg Temple, Bryan Stephenson, Clint Temple, Lexie King, Robert King and Brandon King; six great grandchildren and numerous extended family.

Services by which to honor her life will be at 2:00 P.M. Monday, January 21, 2013 in the Chapel of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange with Reverend Keith Royal, pastor of Winfree Baptist Church, officiating.  Rite of committal and interment will follow in Autumn Oaks Memorial Park where she will be laid to rest next to her husband.  A gathering of family and friends for a time of reflection will be from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Sunday at the funeral home.  Honoring Mrs. King as pallbearers are Bobby King, Jr., David Stephenson, Nathan Stephenson, Greg Temple, Bryan Stephenson and Clint Temple.  Honorary pallbearer will be Howard Temple.  Condolences may be sent for the family at


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