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Margaret McNeill King
Margaret McNeill King, 88, widow of Chester Allen King passed away Tuesday May 1, 2012 at Wesley Commons Health Care in Greenwood, SC.
Born Feb. 4, 1924 in Abbeville Co. SC she was a daughter of the late Frank McNeill and Marie McKenzie McNeill.
Margaret was a Music Teacher having taught music in Abbeville Co. School District # 60 for many years before retiring to teach private piano lessons. She was a faithful member of the Due West ARP Church and served in various offices within the church.
Survivors include a son Chester Robertson King and his wife, Sara, of Due West, SC; a sister, Rose McCurry of Summerville, SC; 3 granddaughters, Elizabeth Hare and her husband, Shelton, of Saluda, SC, Sara Rebecca Wojtkowski and her husband, Freddie, of Abbeville, SC and Marianne Hertzfeld and her husband, Ryan, of Columbus, Ohio; 3 great-grandchildren, Savannah, Georgia and Riley.
Graveside services will be conducted Friday May 4, 2012 at 11:00 AM in Due West ARP Church Cemetery with the Rev. Calvin Draffin officiating. The family is at the home 424 Bethlehem Church Rd. Due West, SC.
The family will receive friends Friday morning from 10:00 until 11:00 AM in the social hall at Due West ARP Church.
Memorials in memory of Mrs. King may be made to Due West ARP Church, Music Fund, PO Box 397 Due West, SC 29639.
VisitationDue West ARP Church
112 North Main St
Due West, SC 29639
Friday, May 4, 2012
ServiceDue West ARP Church Cemetery
116 North Main St
Due West, SC 29639
Friday, May 4, 2012
I rejoice with you that Mrs. King is with her Lord and I thank God for her sweet godly example when I was in the choir of Abbeville Presbyterian church. May God comfort you at this time.
Jennie Wilson Salinas May 23 2012 12:00 AM
Dear King Family- From the family of Joe & Carolyn McConnell we send our condolences and deepest sympathy for the loss of such a fine lady.
Sheila McConnell May 14 2012 12:00 AM
I always enjoyed "music" at Greenville Street and was sorry to hear of Mrs. King's passing. My thoughts are with you.
Susan McCord Weeden May 5 2012 12:00 AM
Sara Jane and Chester: So sorry to hear about Ms. King. Big Chester and your mama meant so much to all of us. Dee and I spent many a Sunday night listening to your mama laughing at Big Chester's silly jokes.. " Ham and Podna" made an unusual pair. It was always so much fun when the Kings came over. And your mama must have had the patience of Job listening to all the tykes with their questionable piano skills! She was a beautiful and special lady. She'll always have a special place in the McDill family's heart. Take care. Boofie
Boofie Stukes May 4 2012 12:00 AM
Mr.King and Family, I'm very sorry to here of the passing of your mother and grandmother. My thoughts and prayers are with each of you. God bless you all.
Jean Hawthorne May 3 2012 12:00 AM
Chester and family, Received an e-mail of the sad news. I know you can feel the comfort of the Lord's promise to us as to the place for her with him. Best wishes to you and the family at this time, Bill
Bill King May 3 2012 12:00 AM
Chester and Sara, Elizabeth & Shelton, Sara & Freddie, Marianne and Ryan, We were saddened to learn of Mrs. Kings passing. I know all of you will miss her. I enjoyed getting to know her and talking with her on several occasions. She was a sweet lady. We will remember you in our prayers. Love, Lois & Family
Lois Hare May 3 2012 12:00 AM
TO THE KING FAMILY, AS A YOUNG CHILD AT SHARON SCHOOL, WE WERE TAUGHT MUSIC BY MRS. KING. SHE WAS ALWAYS SO VERY SWEET AND KIND TO THE STUDENTS. YOU WILL ALL BE REMEMBERED IN THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS FOR YOU ALL.
Nancy Wilson Reece May 2 2012 12:00 AM
Chester and family, I am saddened to hear of the passing of your mom. She was a dear, sweet lady, whom I loved dearly. I know that she was ready for this journey on earth to be over and that she looked forward to seeing her Lord. She was a blessing to me while she was at Carlisle. I saw her on Wednesday and knew that her time was coming soon. I pray for God to bless you with His peace and comfort you with His love. Love you all. Ruth
Ruth Hill May 2 2012 12:00 AM