Cleo Alfrey 1938-2018
Cleo Snyder King Alfrey, 79, Topeka, died Wednesday, May 2, 2018.
She was born Dec. 10, 1938, in Circleville, the daughter of Walter and Grace Clemetson Snyder. She graduated from Holton High School and Clark’s Business College.
Mrs. Alfrey and her first husband owned and operated King’s Laundry and King’s Laundry Equipment Service, retiring in 2001.
She was an active member of Family of God Church, where she served as treasurer and part of the worship team. She was a founding member of KFGB 97.7 FM Upper Room Radio and was involved in several ministry-related activities.
She married Gary King on Feb. 16, 1958. He died Oct. 7, 1999. She married Paul L. Alfrey on July 29, 2000. He survives.
Other survivors include a son, Lonnie King and wife Michele, Como, Colo.; a daughter, Laurie Wayman and husband John, Topeka, and son, Ashley King and wife Sara, Flat Rock, N.C.; stepchildren, Ron Alfrey and wife Dawna, Tecumseh, Steve Alfrey and wife Karen, Auburn, Dan Alfrey, Topeka, and Pamela Goodman and husband Scott, Merriam; a brother, Milton Snyder, Circleville; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. In addition to her first husband, she was also preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Zada Smith and Joyce Boyle.
Funeral services were held Saturday, May 5 at Family of God Church. Interment followed in Prairie Home Cemetery. Parker-Price Cremations, Funerals and Receptions is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Family of God Church, 1231 N.W. Eugene St., Topeka, KS 66608; or Topeka Rescue Mission, 600 N. Kansas Ave., Topeka, KS 66608.