Mary King, 90


Mary King, 90, of 1770 Benson Highway, Benson, died Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, at Betsy Johnson Hospital, Dunn.

She was the daughter of the late Neill and Mary Lee McCoy of Hoke County. She was an active member of St. Mark Christian Church of Dunn. She enjoyed playing “the keys” and her tambourine.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at Spring Hill FWB Church, Godwin. Pastor Kenneth Wallace of St. Mark Christian Church, Dunn, will officiate. Burial will be at Lindsey Cemetery, Godwin.

Survivors include sons, James King and wife Gloria of Godwin, Sylvester King and wife Lillie of Lillington, Ronnie King and wife Bea of Erwin; daughters, Lorraine Dorsey of Hyattsville, Md., Ellen Allen of Washington, D.C., Sylvia K. Coxum and husband Willie of Dunn, Connie Best and husband Horace of Pikesville, and Evelyn King of the home; niece, Neida Hall and husband Kevin of Pikesville; siblings, Martha Williams of Goldsboro, Robert McCoy and wife Carolyn of Goldsboro, and Rachel Saunders of Goldsboro; 31 grandchildren; and numerous great- and great-great-grandchildren.

Viewing will be held Friday from 1 to 6 p.m. at Dafford Funeral Home, Dunn, and Saturday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church.


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