Death Notice of the Day: ‘One can only assume late-night TV literally bored her to death’

You know that a woman with six nicknames, including “Big Blonde Tiger,” is going to have an interesting send-off.obit2 Some lines from mom and teacher Kerry Lou Ketchum King’s death notice on

* Kerry Lou Ketchum King, aka Mama Bear, Ms. King, Mom, Big Blonde Tiger, Helga, and Speak No Evil, shuffled off this mortal coil June 17 at 4:20 a.m. in her sleep. One can only assume late-night TV literally bored her to death.”
* She is survived by … one slightly brain-addled Chocolate Lab, Hershey, countless brilliant friends and two Jeep Grand Cherokees that will most likely survive the nuclear holocaust along with cockroaches and Keith Richards.”
* “Her great joy came from impacting the lives of students who needed someone to stand in their corner and whisper, ‘you can do this’ when others told them otherwise.”
* “A celebration of a life well-lived and hefting a defiant middle finger to a cancer that insists on trying to steal joy will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday.”
* “A colorful dress code would be appreciated as black was not her color.”

* Death notice for Kerry Lou Ketchum King death notice ( | h/t Greg McNair

Earlier death notices on
* The late Ruth Perkl is already in Jesus’s arms (with photo)
* Disappointment with KC Chiefs contributes to man’s death
* Molson beer sales will drop now that Bill Eves is gone
* He hated vegetables and hypocrites – and loved the ladies