Dorothy Gail King Hogue

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Dorothy Gail King Hogue, 59, died October 25, 2021, at her residence in Parksville. She was born December 16, 1961, in Danville, daughter of the late Ernest Herstle and Ollie Pearl King. Gail worked for Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center as the Business Office Supervisor. She loved being around her family and boys, who call her “Mam”, enjoying Sunday dinners and laughing. Gail was the rock that held her family together, taking care of others and putting herself last. In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her two sisters, Minnie King Caldwell Collins, and Joyce King Wayne Cochran; and a brother, Curtis King. She is survived by her husband, Eric Hogue; a son, Benjamin Thomas King Hogue; her grandson, Henry Thomas Hogue; a sister, Lenora King Ferrell; and two brothers, Calvin (Ruby) King, and Gary Thomas (Pat) King. A funeral service will be 2 pm, Monday, November 1, 2021, at Stith Funeral Home, Junction City. Rev. Scott Vifquain will officiate the service. Burial will be at Parksville Cemetery. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 12 pm to 2 pm. Please sign the online guestbook and send a Hug from Home. Visitation: 12 pm to 2 pm, Monday, November 1, 2021, at Stith Funeral Home, Junction City Funeral Service: 2 pm, Monday, November 1, 2021, at Stith Funeral Home, Junction City Burial: Parksville Cemetery

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  1. always thought soo much of her in cafeteria at atr & always talked to her anytime i seen her out & thought alot of her brother Gary Prayers For All

  2. Gail I was so shock to see this , You where a Beautiful person inside and out and always had a beautiful smile . I know heaven is rejoicing with you their and your sister was so happy to see you .. RIP sweet Lady

  3. The family of Herstle & Polly King, as well as the families of their children (Minnie, Curtis, Calvin, Lenora, Joyce, Gary and Dorothy Gail) have always been so very nice to us. Our parents, Mitchell \”Mitch\” King (Herstle\’s brother) & Dorothy \”Dot\” King, thought highly of this Tennessee Ridge family. So do we.

  4. Gail was a great boss and friend. Her door was always open if you needed her. She touched my life and for that I will be forever grateful. My prayers for the family during this difficult time.

  5. Gail was a great boss and friend. Her door was always open if you needed her. I am so glad I had the opportunity to know her. My prayers for her family during this difficult time.

  6. Gail was the true definition of a lady. She loved her family with everything in her and gave all she had to make sure everyone around her was taken care of and knew they were loved. I will never forget her and the kindness she has always shown me. I pray for Ben, Henry, Eric and the rest of the family to find comfort and peace.

  7. I went to high school with Gail, she was always so sweet & kind. She had a beautiful smile too. I am so sorry she had to suffer this terrible disease. Love & prayers to the family

  8. Gail was a very good friend for many years. We also worked together for many years at Ephraim. Gail loved her family very much. She was so proud of Ben and the man and father he is. She was also always telling me how good of a child was or is, and how helpful he was during her illness. She would also say how helpful Eric had been through her difficult days. I will always have very fond memories and miss her hugs.

  9. I went to high school with Gail and John and I worked with Gail at K-Mart years ago. Gail was always so kind and friendly. She always had a smile on her face. I haven’t seen Gail for years and didn’t know of this illness, but somehow I imagine that she kept that contagious smile. Sincere condolences to her family.

  10. Gail…thank you for the precious talks we had and thanks for being there for me when Taylor passed away…I am honored to have worked for you and so thankful that you came into my life. Many thoughts and prayers for your family and friends!!

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