AKWESASNE - Julia Ann "Konwahnonwes" King, 77, of 523 State Route 37, peacefully passed away on Monday, May 28, 2018 at the Highland Nursing Home.

Julia was born November 15, 1940 in Hogansburg, daughter of the late Beeman J. "Karoniowaren" Terrance and Rose Mary "Tsiotewe" Jacobs. She attended schools in Akwesasne and in 1963 she married Peter King. Peter predeceased her on July 4, 1977.

She was a former Turtle Clan Mother and worked as a groundskeeper at the Robert Moses State Park from 1980 until 2008. Julia was a member of the Akwesasne Death Benefits Group and Bahai Faith. She cherished the time she was able to spend with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Julia is survived by her two children, Robert "Kanakwioharon" King, and William "Tawianate" King, both of Akwesasne; her grandchildren, Kristan Cook, William King, Jr., Brandee and Gracie King; 4 great grandchildren; and two brothers, Richard and Abraham Terrance, both of Akwesasne.

Friends called at the Kaienkehaka Kaienerehkowa Kanonsesneh on Tuesday, May 29th until the time of the service on Thursday, May 31 at 11:00 AM. Burial will follow in Solomon Road Cemetery.

Arrangements are with the Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena, where memories and condolences may be shared online at http://www.donaldsonfh.com.


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