Mrs. Mary Hall King

Mrs. Mary Hall King, born Nov. 6, 1926, in Roanoke, Alabama, died July 31, 2014, in Warm Springs, Georgia, at age 87. Mary was the second oldest of six children born to Tillman Hall and Lillian Baker Hall. She attended LaGrange High School in LaGrange, Georgia, later earning her GED.

Mary was a bookkeeper, working at various jobs over the years including for Callaway Mills, The Little White House, and C.L. Fain Company. She was a member of the Church of Christ, attending several congregations over her lifetime, including in LaGrange, Manchester, Forest Park, Peachtree City, and Newnan. She taught Bible school for more than 35 years and was a teacher at Little Dears Kindergarten.

She was married 61 years to Troy E. King Sr., who passed away in 2010. Mary is survived by her four children, David E. King (Debra) of Pine Mountain, GA, Troy E. King Jr. of McDonough, GA, Brenda J. King of Newnan, GA, and Belinda King Herring (Jim) of Powder Springs, GA; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She is also survived by two sisters, Dian Hall Russell of Fernandina Beach, FL, and Sharon Hall Ewing of Valdosta, GA; one brother, Walter "Sonny" Hall of Augusta, GA. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Doris Hall Burch, and one brother, Julian Hall. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

The family will receive friends on Sunday, Aug. 3, from 1-4 p.m. at Higgins Hillcrest Chapel in Newnan, GA. Funeral services will be held at 4 in the chapel with Jack Burch officiating. Interment will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 4 at Sherwood Memorial Gardens in Jonesboro, GA.

Higgins Hillcrest Chapel Funeral Home, Newnan, 770-253-4723

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