Allene C. King


Allene C. King, of Chattanooga, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, four days after her 93rd birthday.

She was born in Cleveland. She retired from Children’s Hospital at Erlanger, where she worked as a registered nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for 23 years. She was a graduate of the Fort Sanders Nursing School in Knoxville.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Dollie McSpadden; and siblings: Harry McSpadden, Inez Buckman and William Howard McSpadden.

She is survived by her daughters: Carol (Ray) McCrary of Nashville and Wendy King of Chattanooga; along with several nieces and nephews, including Peg Hays of Collegedale and Sally Buckman of Rossville.

There will be a private celebration of Allene’s life later this year.

The family wishes to thank Hospice of Chattanooga and her caregivers Peggy Fowler and Mildred Brooks for their service.

In lieu of flowers, the family appreciates memorial contributions to Hospice of Chattanooga, 4411 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga TN 37416, The Humane Educational Society of Chattanooga, 212 N. Highland Park Ave., Chattanooga, TN 37404 or to McKamey Animal Center, 4500 N. Access Road, Chattanooga, TN 37415.

Arrangements are by Cremation Center of Chattanooga, 1345 Hickory Valley Road. (423) 362-5999.


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