Marilyn Gwen King Grisham
May 5, 1962 - July 6, 2014
Marilyn Gwen King Grisham, 52, of Merryville, LA, passed from this life on Sunday, July 6, 2014 in Lake Charles, LA after a long battle with cancer.
Marilyn was born in Covington, LA and raised in Merryville, LA. She was a 1981 Graduate of Merryville High School and she attended McNeese State University for 1 year. She graduated as a cosmetologist from a Texas Beauty School.
Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Alisha Grisham of The Woodlands, TX; brothers, Johnny “Cash” King of Bush, LA, Joe King of Slidell, LA, Robert King & wife Diane of Bush, LA, Ronnie King of Franklinton, LA; sisters, Barbara Bruns of Merryville, LA, Tina Nichols of DeRidder, LA, Sharon Nelson & husband Herbert of Merryville, LA; grandson, Dylan Crowder of The Woodlands, TX; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father, Merle King; mother, Marylou King Ezell, 2 brothers, William “Bill” King and Dennis King; brother-in-laws, Walter Bruns and David Nichols; niece, Ashley King.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 from 5:00PM until 9:00PM at Myers Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 11:00AM at Myers Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA. Rev. Ed Tilley will officiate. Burial will follow at Merryville Cemetery in Merryville, LA.