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Ina Kathryn (Bost) King

January 1, 1943 ~ September 9, 2017 (age 74)

Ina Kathryn “Dootsie” Bost King, 74, of Statesville, passed away, Saturday, September 9, 2017.

Ms. King was born January 1, 1943 in Iredell County and was the daughter of the late Lander Lee and Ina Hefner Bost. She was a graduate of Statesville High School and Appalachian State University. She worked as a dietician for Iredell Memorial Hospital and The Brian Center of Statesville. Kathryn enjoyed fishing, animals, baking cakes and was very talented at painting and drawing.

She is survived by a sister, Carolyne Shackleford of Texas; a number of nieces and nephews, including niece, Michelle Morgan (James) of Statesville, nephew, Jeffrey Smith of Atlanta, GA. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Ronald L. Bost in 2005.

Graveside services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Oakwood Cemetery with Rev. Dr. J.B. Parker, Jr. officiating. The family will visit with friends from 10:00 until 10:45 am Saturday at Nicholson Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the Iredell County Animal Services, 430 Bristol Dr., Statesville, NC 28677 and online condolences may be made to the family at

The family would like to give a special thanks to Brookdale Senior Living for their love and support of Ms. King.

Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family of Kathryn Bost King.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Iredell County Animal Services
430 Bristol Road, Statesville NC 28677
Tel: 1-704-872-5287

 Service Information

September 16, 2017

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Nicholson Funeral Home
135 E. Front Street
Statesville, NC 28677

Graveside Service
September 16, 2017

11:00 AM
Oakwood Cemetery
Oakwood Drive
Statesville, NC 28677

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