Mary Magdalene “Mag” Walker King
Mary Magdalene “Mag” Walker King was born March 9, 1924 to the late Will Lee Walker and Sarah Jane Baskerville Walker. She entered into eternal rest and peace on Tuesday July 11, 2017.
She was a member of Pleasant Hill RZUA Church of La Crosse, VA where she participated with the usher board and hospitality committee, sang with the senior choir and was the Mother of the church. She was married to Clarence Lee King, Sr.
Mary was predeceased by one son, John Lewis Simmons; a sister, Carrine Gregory and six brothers, Melvin Walker, Joe Walker, John Henry Walker, William Walker, Ed Walker and Waverly Walker.
She leaves to cherish her memory: her husband of 73 years, Clarence Lee King, Sr. of the home; one daughter, Clara K. Mackey of Jacksonville, FL; two sons, William W. Simmons of La Crosse and Clarence Lee King Bey, II of Richmond, whom she raised; 11 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Sunday, July 16, 2017 at the RZUA Headquarters and Conference Center, La Crosse, VA with interment at Pleasant Hill RZUA Church. Viewing will be from 1-4 p.m., Saturday, July 15, 2017 at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service.
Services are entrusted to the professional staff of Oris P. Jones Funeral Establishment, South Hill, VA.