Lana Turner King, age 73, of Linville Creek Road, Vilas, passed away Friday morning, Jnauary 13 2017. 

Born June 1, 1943 in Watauga County, she was a daughter of Tracy and Mary Miller Turner. Lana retired with 32 years service at Wachovia Bank. She was of the Baptist faith.

    Mrs. King is survived by her special daughter, Kim Greer and husband, Rev. Wynn Greer of Vilas; special grandson, Noah Greer of Boone; two special granddaughters, Abigail Carroll and husband, Jackson, of Gainesville, FL, and Chloe Greer of Vilas; sisters, Jimma Lou Hodges of Sugar Grove and Nina Cooper and husband, Arnold, of Gaston, SC; brother-in-law, Clarence Greene of Nashville, TN; sister-in-law, Lois Turner of Boone; daughter-in-law, Denise Brown of Boone; and best friend, Sharon Greene of Deep Gap. A number of nieces and nephews also survive. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Tony Winebarger; granddaughter, Hannah Mae Greer; sister, Armolee Greene; brother, Robbie Turner; brother-in-law, Jim Hodges; nephew, Jamie Tucker; and former husband, Eugene Winebarger.

    Funeral services for Lana King will be conducted Monday afternoon, January 16, at 2 oclock at the Austin & Barnes Funeral Chapel, officiated by Rev. Wynn Greer and Dana Miller. The family will receive friends Monday afternoon from 12:30 until 2 oclock, prior to services, at Austin & Barnes. Burial will follow in Mt. Lawn Memorial Park and Gardens.

    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Memorial & Honor Program, 222 South Church Street, Suite 336M, Charlotte, NC 28202.

    Friends may call at the home of Kim Greer, 201 Circle Drive in Vilas.

    Online condolences may be shared with the family at the website

    Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the King family.

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