Karen Frances (Bowling) King

Karen KingKaren Frances (Bowling) King was called home to the Lord on August 29, 2015 in Stockton, CA. Karen was born in Stockton at San Joaquin General on February 23, 1952 to John and Jimmie Bowling. She grew up in the Stockton and Manteca area, attending high school in Manteca. Karen worked for many years as a retail sales person but also enjoyed her time as a homemaker caring for her family. She enjoyed going to church and loved spending time with her family. Karen also loved her candy and dogs.  

Karen was preceded in death by her best friend Beverly Collins. She leaves behind her parents, John and Jimmie Bowling, children: Raymond Downes and Kelly King, grandchildren: Chad, Raymond, Tabitha, and Benjamin Downes and her brother Carl Bowling. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.


Memorial Contributions may be made to may be made in Karen’s name to Saint Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital or the American Cancer Society.


No Visitation will be held.


A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, September 3, 2015  at 1:00 p.m. at Evergreen Chapel, Cherokee Memorial Park, Hwy 99 and Harney Lane, Lodi, CA 95240.

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