Carolgene “Cookie” King (Yourell), age 75, of Weymouth passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2020. Cookie was born and raised in Weymouth. She started a family in 1966 also in Weymouth. Cookie graduated Bridgewater State College in 1998 with a bachelor’s degree in Social Work. She enjoyed working as a hairdresser at James Anthony Salon for over ten years.
Cookie always lit up the room and always worked hard for her three children to give them a better life. She will be remembered for being a selfless, loving mother with a courageous spirit.
Carol is the cherished mother of Carrie Purdy of Weymouth, Adi Shakti Khalsa of Arizona, and Tommy King Jr. of Hanson, loving aunt to David, Chris, Sarah, Lindsay, and Holly. She is also the great-aunt of seven and sister of Candy Faraday and Donna Dolan.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to the visiting hours for Carol on Thursday, July 23, 2020 from 6-8pm in the C. C. Shepherd Funeral Home located at 134 Pleasant St. (Columbian Sq.) Weymouth, MA. Relatives and friends will gather in the funeral home at 9am Friday morning for a Celebration of Life service prior to the Funeral Mass which will be at 10am in St. Francis Xavier Church, Weymouth. Burial will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery, Weymouth.