Shirley King

October 16, 1935 - June 17, 2015

10/16/1935 - 06/17/2015

Past Services

Visitation
Wednesday June 24, 2015
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel
1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 232-0330 | Directions
Visitation
Wednesday June 24, 2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel
1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 232-0330 | Directions
Cemetery
Thursday June 25, 2015
Greenwood Cemetery
1526 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-242-0270 | Directions
Service
Thursday June 25, 2015
11:00 am
Macedonia Baptist Church
105 12th Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
Directions

Shirley L. Frazier King, 79, of Wheeling, died Thursday, June 17, 2015 at Liza’s Place, Wheeling, WV.

She was born October 16, 1935 in Leaksville, NC, a daughter of the late Allen C. and Lonia Galloway Frazier.

Shirley was a retired, well known beautician of the Ohio Valley and a devoted member of the Macedonia Baptist Church.

Shirley was a graduate of Wheeling’s Lincoln High School, then after, she completed the study and practical training in cosmetology and hairdressing at the Erma Lee Beauty School in Cleveland, OH and received her diploma on July 13, 1956.

Throughout her life, she resided in Wheeling, a trusted servant of the community via her profession. In 2010, she was recognized by the Ohio Valley Black Heritage Festival, for outstanding leadership and business.

In addition to her parents, Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, Theodore T. King, her sister, Carrie Walker and good friend, Major Black.

Surviving are her nephew, Larry(Karen)Blanchard of Canfield, OH; niece, Charlene(Alfred)Alexander of Martins Ferry, OH, great nephews and nieces; Joshua, Brandon and Kara Blanchard; Alfred, Jr. and Tiffany Alexander; great great nephews and nieces; Tyler Blanchard, Brenden, Chace and Tionna Alexander, good friend, Rev. Robert Black and a host of other relatives and friends including, cousin, Amsa Harvey and friend Florence Walters.

Friends will be received on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 from 2-4 & 6-8pm at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St., Wheeling, WV 26003.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 25, 2015, at 11:00am at the Macedonia Baptist Church, 105-12th St. Wheeling, with the Rev. Dr. Melvin G. Rippy officiating.

Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Liza’s Place, 308 Mt. St. Joseph road, Wheeling, WV 26003.

Online condolences may be extended to the family at www.altmeyer.com

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Jeffrey Shultz, MD
7 years ago

I was deeply saddened to learn that Shirley had passed away. She was my patient for many years, until my retirement. I always enjoyed seeing her in the office. She was a very nice lady, and always appreciated my efforts to help her. Please accept my sincere condolences for your loss.

Idora KImbro
7 years ago

Our prayers and thoughts are with the family at this difficult time. She was loved by all who knew her.

Major and Idora Kimbro

Mark Anderson
7 years ago

So sorry for your loss. It was an honor and privilege to know Shirley while she was at Park Health where she shared a room with my mom. Evelyn. Anderson and family!

Alison Brown
7 years ago

We will always love you and appreciate everything you brought to our lives, as our friend, beautician and part of our extended family. – The Browns