Alta Deckard King


Funeral services for Alta Nikita Deckard King, 40, of Overton will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, December 9, at Harmony Pirtle Baptist Church with Rev. Carlos N. Whitaker officiating and Elder Kenneth Medlock as eulogist. Burial will follow at Pirtle Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Victory Funeral Services.

Alta was born to James and Mae Nelvin Medlock Deckard in Dallas on Thursday, March 10, 1977 and died Sunday, December 3, 2017 at her residence in Overton.

She was a member of Harmony Pirtle Baptist Church.

Alta graduated in 1995 from Skyline High School in Dallas and later attended Kilgore College where she received her cosmetology license. She owned and operated her own beauty shop for many years.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

She remains in the hearts of her husband, Steve King of Overton; daughter, Lateria Brager of Mesquite; son, Ashton King of Overton; a grandson; two sisters, Shelvy Deckard of Overton and Kim Moore of Dallas; a brother, Terry Medlock of Overton, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Public viewing will be Friday, December 8, from noon until 6 p.m. at Victory Funeral Services. There will be no wake.

Mrs. King’s guestbook and funeral media can be visited at

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