Kingsport- Julia (Josie) Lail King, 64, of Kingsport, went to be with her Heavenly Father early Thursday morning (March 8, 2018). She was born on March 16, 1953 in Hickory, NC to Wade and Florence Lail. Mrs. King enjoyed fishing, camping, riding her motorcycle, and especially her family. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend that will be greatly missed by all who knew her. She was a member of Beulah Baptist Church.
Julia was preceded in death by her father, Wade Lail.
Julia King is survived by her loving husband, Dannie King; her two girls, Wendy McMurray and husband, Chuck, Christy Holmstrom and husband, Mike; her grandchildren, Aireal Pressley, Austin Laws, D'Angelo, Darius, Marcello, Marcos, Milan, and a unborn baby boy Holmstrom; her great-grandchildren, Phoenixx and Kida; her mother, Florence Lail; sisters, Gloria Costin and Regina Lail along with many many special friends.
A visitation will take place on Sunday (March 11, 2018) from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. at Carter-Trent Funeral Home, downtown Kingsport or friends may also call anytime at the residence. A funeral service will be conducted on Sunday (March 11, 2018) at 3 p.m. with Pastor Ronnie Horne and Pastor Al South, officiating. A graveside service will follow the funeral service at Beulah Community Cemetery with Tommy Morrison, Daniel Morrison, Corey Pressley, Wendell Howard, Tim Setzer, and Scott Costin serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Austin Laws, Darius Kress, and Gale McMurray.
If you prefer to send donations instead of flowers, please send to Beulah Baptist Church, c/o WMU, 491 Beulah Church Road, Kingsport, TN 37663.
Carter-Trent Funeral Home, downtown Kingsport is serving the King family.
You can send an online condolence to the family by visiting www.cartertrent.com.