October 17, 1967 - June 17, 2021
Mitzi Lynn King, age 53, died at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in Plano, Texas on Thursday June 17th, 2021.
Mitzi was born on October 17th, 1967 in Houston, Texas. At the age of ten, she moved with her family to Van Buren, Arkansas. Just prior to ninth grade she and her family relocated to Midland, Texas where she graduated from Lee high school. Her college career began in Nevada, Missouri where she attended and graduated from Cottey College, a private 2-year liberal arts women’s college. She completed college at University of North Texas in Denton with a Bachelor of Science and minor in Behavioral Science in 1993.
Mitzi spent her career as a dedicated advocate for those with mental health disabilities. Within the mental health industry she served several key roles at Bethphage Developmental Disability Service, Tarrant County MHMR and at the Center for Neuro Skills.
Survivors include her partner Diana Cortez of Grand Prairie, Texas, mother Rhonda King of Carrollton, Texas, and her sister Sabra Girard, brother-in-law Brian Girard and nieces Alexis and Morgan Girard, in Dallas, Texas. Mitzi was preceded in death by her father Jerry King and her grandmother Bernice King.
Services will be held at 2pm on Saturday, June 26th at Holy Covenant Church, 1901 E Peters Colony Rd, Carrollton, TX 75007. A reception at the church will immediately follow for family and friends.
Donations can be made to The Women’s Center In lieu of flowers and gifts.
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Arrangements under the direction of:
Aria Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75252