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The Rev. Shirley Ann Watkins King

July 26, 1943 ~ August 26, 2021 (age 78)

Obituary

The Rev. Shirley Ann Watkins King, age 78, of Benson, departed this life on Thursday, August 26, 2021.

Funeral, 10 AM, Wednesday, September 1, 2021, at Poplar Springs Christian Church, 6115 Old Stage Road, Raleigh.  The Rev. Charles W. Brooks, Pastor, Officiating.  Visitation, 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM, Wednesday, prior to the service.  Interment, Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery,400 Murchison Road, Spring Lake.  Public viewing, 12 Noon to 8 PM, Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at the funeral home. 

Survivors; husband, William Mack King of the home; daughters, Barbara Hockaday (Frankie) of Rocky Mount and Dewanda G. Hayes of Knightdale; brothers, Roy Burt Jr. of Hillsborough and William Burt (Thalia) of New Bern; sisters, Marilyn Lucas (Marion) of Willow Springs, Carolyn Burt, Phyllis Burt and Beatrice Burt all of Raleigh; 7 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, in-laws, other relatives and friends.

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Services

Public Viewing
Tuesday
August 31, 2021

12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Steven L Lyons Funeral Home
1515 New Bern Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27610

Visitation
Wednesday
September 1, 2021

9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Poplar Springs Christian Church (Raleigh)

Funeral Service
Wednesday
September 1, 2021

10:00 AM
Poplar Springs Christian Church (Raleigh)

Interment
Wednesday
September 1, 2021

Sandhills State Veteran's Cemetery
310 Murchison Road
Fayetteville, NC 28390

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