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Mrs. Laura Ann Royster King

04/12/1931 - 11/30/2021

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Mrs. Laura Ann Royster King, age 90, of La Crosse, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 30, 2021. She was the retired food service director for VCU Community Memorial Hospital and the widow of William H. Royster and Thelbert W. King. Mrs. Royster is survived by her five daughters: Carolyn Clements and her husband Wade of Richmond, Mary Thompson and her husband Marvin “Monk” of Prince George, Nancy Laws of South Hill, Susan Jones and her husband Jerry of La Crosse and Shelia Wharam and her husband Terry of Dinwiddie; her ten grandchildren, nineteen great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Mrs. Royster-King was preceded in death by her son, William H. “Billy” Royster, Jr. A funeral service will be conducted on Thursday, December 2nd at 11:00 A.M. in Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory with interment to follow in Oakwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Ephesus Baptist Church at 1642 Smith Cross Road, South Hill, VA 23970. Online condolences may be made through our webpage, www.crowderhitecrews.com. Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Royster family.

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  1. Mrs

    Mary and family…so sorry to hear of your sweet Mama’s passing! Please know you all are in our thoughts and prayers! We pray that God will comfort you all!
    With love, Keith and Renee

  2. To the family. We are so sorry to hear about the passing of Laura. She was definietly one ot the sweetest ladies that we knew. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

    Love,
    Louise, Pam, Kim and Robbie

  3. Mindy Flanigan

    Dear Carolyn and family. I was so sorry to hear of your loss. I know all too well how difficult it is to lose someone particularly during the holiday season. Your are all in our thoughts and prayers. Sending love always, Mindy Flanigan and family.

  4. My prayers and sympathy to all of you ladies losing a wonderful mother. My parents, Willard and Irene loved Laura dearly. They will all have a great reunion in Heaven. Very fond memories of your family.

  5. friend

    MY DEAR FRIEND LAURA FOR CLOSE TO 50 YRS WILL BE GREATLY MISSED. WE WORKED TOGETHER AT HOLIDAY INN FOR YRS AND THEN AT HOSPITAL IN FOOD SERVICE. I WILL REALLY MISS OUR PHONE CALLS AND CATCHING UP ON OUR GOOD TIMES. I WILL BE PRAYING FOR COMFORT TO YOUR FAMILY DURING THIS SAD TIME.

  6. Carolyn–I am so very sorry for your family’s loss. Your mother sounds like she lived a very full life. I know you all will miss her terribly. I am keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Hold everybody close and take care.

  7. Laura was always one of my favorite patients. We have known each other since the 70’s when she ran the Holiday Inn restaurant. She always had a smile on her face. She was a kind soft spoken generous lady. I hope she had a peaceful journey and heaven gain another beautiful soul. She will live through our memories and stories and tears and laughter. Sending peace and love.

  8. Co-worker

    Bless her ❤! One sweet kind lady. She hired me at the Holiday Inn as a waitress almost 40 yrs ago. She called me “babycakes” Praying memories of her and God’s word bring her family comfort.

  9. Memories of this beautiful sweet lady will always be close in many hearts…my condolences and deepest sympathy to Laura’s entire family….I know you will all miss her but those beautiful memories made with her will give you comfort and peace in time….love to you all…💕🌹

  10. Co-worker

    To the family I had the pleasure of working with Mrs. King a sweet lady I enjoyed working with her. Saden to here of her passing away. I had lost contact with her. I’m sending prayers of comfort to you all during this difficult time.

 

 

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