April 28, 1932 ~ February 13, 2020

Born in: Dothan, Alabama
Resided in: Arden, NC

Mary Elizabeth Coleman King, 87, of Arden, passed away Thursday, February 13th at StoneCreek Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Mrs. King was born in Dothan, Alabama to the late Levy and Nettie Hughs Coleman.

She is survived by her husband, Carl Howie King; one son William “Bill” King; one daughter, Karen King Christopher; one brother in law William Eskridge King; three grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

Mary was a member of Skyland United Methodist Church and longtime member of Rosscraggon Wood.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00pm on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at Skyland United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Skyland United Methodist Church, c/o Mary King Memorial Fund, 1984 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC 28803.


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704


Memorial Service: February 27, 2020 2:00 pm

Skyland United Methodist Church
1984 Hendersonville Road
Asheville, NC 28803


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  1. Bill, So sorry to hear about your Mom’s passing. Please accept my deepest condolences. Praying for her, you, and the King family!

  2. I am so sorry to read about your mom’s passing. Prayers lifted for you and your family to find peace and strength in the days to come.

  3. Bill, I am so sorry for your loss. I pray that God comforts you and your family during your time of grief. God bless


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