Miriam Lanier White King, 84, died Dec. 8, 2013 in Helendale, California. Born Oct. 7, 1929 in Shreveport, she grew up in northern Louisiana and eastern Texas.
Mrs. King graduated from Minden High School in 1947 and Louisiana State University in 1952. While a college student, she met and later married Lawrence M. King, Jr., MD, who served in the United States Navy from 1953 to 1974 attaining the rank of captain before retirement. Mrs. King proudly served as a naval officer's wife in duty stations such as Massachusetts, Morocco, Florida, Texas, California and Maryland.