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Marguerite (Overton) King

December 18, 1921 ~ December 29, 2020 (age 99)

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Obituary

Marguerite Jane King (nee Overton) passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2020. She was born December 18, 1921, in Perquimans County, North Carolina to John Thomas and Annie B Overton (nee Jones). She was preceded in death by two sisters, three brothers, and a beloved daughter. A dedicated healthcare professional, Marguerite cultivated a career that spanned 40 years at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan New York City, New York. She grew up in Elizabeth City, North Carolina where she was a founding member of Holy Trinity Community Church. After graduating from P.W. Moore High School, she moved to New York where she was a member of Greater St. Luke Baptist Church. While in New York, she married Eddie King on 5/4/1951 and gave birth to daughter Carrie Mae King-Hardy. Upon retirement, she returned to Elizabeth City North Carolina and rejoined Holy Trinity Community Church, where she was a devoted member until her passing. Marguerite enjoyed word finds, crossword puzzles, and spending time with her family. She is survived by a brother, Wren (Rose Lee) Overton, two grand-children- Jor-El (Mia) and Llee Hardy, four great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews.

Private graveside services will be held on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at Oak Grove Cemetery.

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Services

Graveside Service
Thursday
January 7, 2021

11:00 AM
Oak Grove Cemetery
Peartree Road
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

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