Vyrlanne “Vyrl” King
May 20, 1952- August 17, 2014
Vyrlanne was born in Modesto to John and Barbara King. She moved to Tehachapi with her family in 1961, attending area schools and graduating from Tehachapi High School in 1970. Upon graduating, Vyrlanne sought a career in nursing, furthering her education and becoming an LVN. Vyrlanne worked in nursing in Utah, Ala., Texas, and Calif. She nursed in the San Diego area and her most recent employment was at Tehachapi Hospital until 2012.
Since 2012, Vyrlanne had battled several illnesses and recently moved to Lampasas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Lampasas, Texas to be close to her daughter and grandchildren. She passed away in Lampasas on Sunday, August 17, 2014. Vyrlanne will be greatly missed and is survived by her daughter, Jennifer Gorecki (husband Thomas); grandchildren, Destiny Gray, Zayda Gorecki, Fyness Gorecki, and Zodee Jane Gorecki; her father, John T. King Jr. of Tehachapi; brothers John T. King III (wife Michelle) of Tehachapi; Kevin N. King (wife Sharon) of Adelaide, SA, Australia; and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews. Vyrlanne was preceded in death by her husband, Ira King; grandson, John Jeffery Gray; and her mother, Barbara J. King.
A memorial service will be held in Lampasas, Texas on a date to be determined. There will be no local service.