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King January 25, 1920 – May 24, 2016 Isabell Gordon Smith, 96, went home to be with the Lord, May 24, 2016. She was born January 25, 1920 in Stokes County to the late Claude Arthur and Esther Mae Gordon. Isabell Retired from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company after working at Brook Cove for many years. After retiring, she was a dedicated homemaker, working on the farm. She loved making quilts and was the oldest member of Olive Grove Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Amos Ellis Smith; three brothers, Pat, Paul, and Buck. She is survived by two daughters, Linda Smith Lankford, Anyce (Mike) Donaldson; two sons, Arthur A. Smith, Ronnie Randal Smith (Sheila Lawson); 8 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren; one brother, Buster Clark Gordon; one sister, Johnnie Sue Hartgrove. A funeral service will be conducted 11:00 A.M. Friday, May 27, 2016 at Olive Grove Baptist Church, 2131 Volunteer Road, Pinnacle, N.C. 27043 with Rev. Todd Lusk and Rev. Mitch Robertson Officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6 P.M to 8 P.M. at the church. Memorials may be made to Olive Grove Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 2131 Volunteer Road, Pinnacle, N.C. 27043. The family would like to express their sincere appreciation for the professional care given by Village Care of King, and Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home of Winston-Salem. Online condolences may be made at (Hayworth-Miller Rural Hall).

The SaltTeens Youth Group of Quaker Gap Baptist Church will be having a Huge Yard Sale on Saturday, June 4, at the Quaker Gap Store (2172 Flat Shoals Rd.) at the corner of Flat Shoals and Mountain View Church Road. All proceeds of this Yard Sale will go towards their summer mission trips. They will be going to Charleston, SC the end of June and Nicaragua the end of July. Come on out and find some treasures as you help support their efforts.

To keep appetizers cold, set bowls on top of ice or rotate bowls of dips from the fridge every hour or so as needed.

Saturday, June 4, big yard sale at WSHS in cafeteria and outside from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Set up will begin at 6:30 a.m. People can donate items to be sold or they can rent a spot for $20 to sell their items. Call Teri Belanger at 336-403-5126 by June 3 if you need items to be picked up

Trinity United Methodist Church – Hello Garden Enthusiasts! This year’s community garden at Trinity UMC is being used as a project of the Girl Scout Troop, #41655. There will be a few garden boxes available to individuals outside the troop and church. Please call Linda Lane, 830-4020, for more info.

Always chill juices or sodas before adding them to beverage recipes.

Trinity United Methodist Church – Community Fellowship Meal at 6 p.m. every second Wednesday at Trinity United Methodist Church, 725 W. Dalton Road in King. The meal is Free. Call 336-983-5405 for more information.

Chill the serving plates to keep the salad crisp.

Cheeses should be served at room temperatures, approximately 70 degree.

The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at Trinity United Methodist Church, Dalton Road, King on Monday, June 27 from 2 to 7 p.m.

Send me your favorite recipe.


2 ½ cups sugar

3 cups flour

1 cup sour cream

¼ tsp salt

1 tsp vanilla flavoring

1 Tbsp. butter flavoring

2 sticks butter

6 eggs

¼ tsp. soda

½ cup sugar

Separate egg whites; add ½ cup sugar and vanilla. Beat unto stiff. Cream sugar and butter. Add egg yolks one at a time beating constantly. Add sour cream and cake flour to which soda and salt has been added. Combine egg whites and mix all together. Bake at 300 degrees for 1 ½ hours. Cook in large angel food cake pan.


2 cups sugar

1 cup Wesson oil

3 cups self-rising flour

½ tsp soda

¼ tsp. salt

3 eggs

1 tsp lemon flavoring

1 tsp orange flavoring

1 cup buttermilk

Mix all ingredients in large bowl. Beat at medium speed for 15 minutes. Pour into well greased and floured tube pan. Bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour and 20 minutes. Remove from pan while hot and put into large container for two hours.


1 stick margarine

1 cup sugar

4 eggs

1 cup plain flour

1 tsp baking powder

*2/3 cup Hershey Syrup

Mix and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.


1 stick margarine

1 cup sugar

1 cup evaporated milk

*1/3 cup baking syrup

1 tsp vanilla

Cook 10 minutes, pour over cake while hot

*These combined equal one can Hershey’s chocolate syrup.


Icebox Pickles

These are so refreshing and healthy

6 cups sliced, unpeeled cucumbers

1 cup sliced red onion

1 cup sliced green bell pepper

1 Tablespoon celery seed……

1 Tablespoon salt

2 cups white sugar

1 cup white vinegar

Combine all ingredients in a glass jar or crock. Cover with water and refrigerate. You can eat them immediately, but I will tell you that the pickles are much, much tastier if you let them sit in the refrigerator for a few weeks. They will keep up to 3 months in the fridge


2 lb cans pork & beans

1 tsp Worcestershire sauce

½ cup ketchup

½ cup dark corn syrup

5 strips uncooked bacon

1 med. Onion, chopped

1 green pepper, chopped

In a 2-quart casserole dish, mix together pork & beans, onions, pepper, Worcestershire sauce, ketchup and corn syrup. Top with strips of bacon. Bake, uncovered at 325 degrees for 2-3 hours. Remove strips of bacon before serving.

Peggy Hall Wall has been covering the King Community for many years and can be reached at or 336-813-6231.

Peggy Hall Wall has been covering the King Community for many years and can be reached at or 336-813-6231.

Peggy Wall

King News

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