Joan A. King

May 1, 2022


Joan A. King, age 80, formerly of Damascus, Maryland, died Sunday, May 1, 2022 at Lorien Mount Airy.
Born November 28, 1941 in Purdum, Maryland she was a daughter of the late Earl V. and Mildred Brown King.
Joan was a 1962 graduate of Damascus High School, a longtime member of Mountain View United Church, Damascus, and a former member of the Damascus Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxillary. She could be seen at the various places she worked in Damascus, the original Tom & Ray's Restaurant, Dar Lon Hair Studio and Hair Razors.
She enjoyed attending the Bellison Golf Tournament and the Larry Johnson Golf Tournament with her friends.
She is survived by six sisters: Betty Mae Barton (Gene) of Damascus; Lola Haupt (Jim) of Middletown; Franny Flook (Gary); Ruth Ann Duvall; Frederick; Fairy Dressel of Poolesville; Joyce Hummer (Bob) of Middletown; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her brother Kenneth King, and brothers-in-law Dick Duvall and Dick Dressel.

Friends may call 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 5 at Molesworth-Williams Funeral Home, 26401 Ridge Road, Damascus, Maryland 20872. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 6 at the funeral home. Reverend Robert Walker will officiate. Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery, Damascus.

In lieu of flowers the family request contributions in Joan's name to Mountain View United Methodist Church, 11501 Mountain View Road, Damascus, Maryland 20872 or to Lorien of Mount Airy, 713 Midway Avenue, Mount Airy, Maryland 21771.

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May 5, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Molesworth-Williams P.A. Funeral Home
26401 Ridge Road
Damascus, MD 20872

Funeral Service
May 6, 2022

11:00 AM
Molesworth-Williams P.A. Funeral Home
26401 Ridge Road
Damascus, MD 20872

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