kingginnyAlice Virginia "Ginny" Lobdell King died peacefully on September 22, 2016 in Tempe, AZ at the age of 79 after a long battle with osteoporosis.

Born March 9, 1937 in Ithaca, NY to Warren and Alice Lobdell, Ginny graduated from Ithaca High School. She married William "Bill" King in 1956. They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in March. After raising her 2 daughters, Ginny worked at the Cornell Noyes Center Mailroom for over 10 years.

In the early 90's, Ginny and Bill retired and moved to Tempe, AZ. Ginny is survived by her husband, Bill, daughters Sandy (Guy) Phillips, Vicky (Glenn) Swanson; grandchildren Felicia Phillips, Shanna (Patrick) Battin and Torina Swanson; her sister-in-law June Lobdell, and many friends. She is preceded in death by her parents and siblings.

A memorial service to celebrate Ginny's life with Pastor Alison Schmied officiating will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, November 26th, at Lansing United Methodist Church, 32 Brickyard Rd., Lansing NY. Donations in Ginny's memory may be made to the National Osteoporosis Foundation.