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Karen King

November 3, 1956 ~ April 21, 2019 (age 62)

Karen King, of Liberty, passed away on Sunday, April 21, 2019, at Casey County Hospital. She was 62.

Born on November 3, 1956, in Tiffin, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Vincent and Ileen Mullins Sturgill. Karen worked in home health. She was of the Baptist faith. She enjoyed attending auctions and collecting antique cookie jars.

Karen is survived by her significant other of twenty-six years, Steve Statham of Liberty; two sons, Adam James Lentz and Quincy (Judy) Lentz, both of Liberty; three step-children, Matt Farrell of Dunnville, Casey Statham of Campbellsville and Sunshine Statham of Liberty; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two step great-grandchildren. Other survivors include a sister, Margaret (Doug) Wilhelm of Holgate, Ohio; and three brothers, Arthur (Dee) Sturgill of Campbellsville, Clark (Colleen) Sturgill of Upper Arlington, Ohio and Steve (Rosetta) Sturgill of Tiffin, Ohio. She is also survived by a daughter in law, Amanda Willoughby of Liberty; her best friend, LuAnne Colvin of Campbellsville; the father of her children, Gary Lentz of Dunnville; and a host of family, friends, and special caretakers.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by two brothers, Larry Sturgill and Ambrose Sturgill.

The funeral service will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Durham Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

Karen’s pallbearers will be Tommy Colvin, Daniel Bryant, David Ramsey, Charlie Kennedy, Quincy Lentz and Adam Lentz. Honorary pallbearers will be Nathan Lentz and Drew Lentz.

Memorial contributions may take the form of sympathy to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home to assist the family with funeral expenses.

Arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at

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