Thalia Kelly King

August 6, 1941 - December 1, 2020

Thalia Kelly King, 79, a resident of Cape Coral, FL for the past two years, formerly of Streamwood, IL, passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2020 in Cape Coral. She was born August 6, 1941 in Mounds, IL to Lude Kelly and Mayola Kelly, now deceased. 

Thalia attended and graduated from Douglass High School in Mounds, IL class of 1960. Thalia married Dana B. King, Sr.in 1962 who proceeded her in death.

Thalia was of the Christian Faith and became a member of Second Baptist Church of Elgin, IL. Thalia held many clerical positions and was employed over the years with the Veterans Administration, Red Cross and was an office manager with the March of Dimes. Thalia retired from the Red Cross and later March of Dimes in September of 2006.

Thalia enjoyed listening to music and was an avid reader and had a large collection of books.

Thalia leaves to cherish her memory her loving son, Dana King, Jr. (Della) of Cape Coral; as well as her grandchildren, Justin King, and Josalynn King. Cousins JoAnn Thomas, Gregory and Janice McKissack, Faye Miles and Anita Elmore.

No formal services are planned at this time.

Memorial Contributions in memory of Thalia Kelly King can be made to the March of Dimes, Donation Processing Center, P.O. Box 18819, Atlanta, GA 31126.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.

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  1. Felicia Thomas Dec 10, 2020 at 3:05 pm

    I remember when I was a little girl I always wanted to live with my cuzin Dana he was like a big brother an Thalia was like a mom an big Dana was like my dad they both are truly missed an big cuzin I will always see y’all as my second family rest thalia ♥️♥️♥️😘😘😘

  2. Herman Heady Dec 14, 2020 at 6:35 pm

    Knew you over the years. Rest In Peace

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