Lillian Thrift King, 77, of Folkston, GA passed away Monday, February 8, 2021 in Jacksonville, FL. She was born November 17, 1943 in Waycross, GA to the late Mose Thrift and Louise Cox Thrift. She was a member of the Homeland Church of God of Prophecy. Mrs. King and her husband were the owner/operators of Quick Chick in Folkston since 1976.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son: Bobby King; 2-sisters: Margaret Swartz and Lorene Ponsell and 3-brothers: Spence Thrift, Will Thrift and Ed Thrift.
She is survived by her husband of 61 years: Jerome King; children: Toni (Eddie) Dennis, Preston (Shawna) King, Timmy (Cathy) King and Paul (Charlotte) King; 2-sisters: Martha (Travis) Carter and Mary (Adrian) Bennett; 3-brothers: John (Sara) Thrift, Elmer (Susan) Thrift and Harry (Tanya) Thrift; 10-grandchildren and 14-great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Friday, February 12 at 2:00 PM in the chapel of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home. The family will receive friends an hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Homeland Cemetery.
Due to Covid-19, the family would like to ask all attendees to please follow the rules of social distancing and face masks are recommended at the service. Also, anyone that does not feel comfortable with attending the service, the family would like for you to know they understand and covet your prayers.
Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www.shepardfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home, 526 Oakwood Street, Folkston, Georgia 31537.