Mary C. King

Published 4:02 pm Monday, March 26, 2018

Mary C. King, 89, of Elizabethton, passed away on Saturday, March 24, 2018, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness. She was a daughter of the late Thomas J. and Irene Shaw King and was born in Fall Rivers, Mass. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Veronica “Ronnie” King; a brother, Thomas King; and a great-nephew, Jeremy King.
Mary C. King was retired from Sycamore Shoals Hospital where she worked as a Registered Nurse. She was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church where she was active in the Ladies Guild for 25 years. She loved flowers, was a wonderful cook, enjoyed sewing and quilting and was a member of the Sycamore Shoals Stitchers.
Those left to cherish her memory include a sister, Katherine Leamon of Elizabethton; a brother and sister-in-law, Michael and Delores King of Johnson City; three nephews, Tim and Ann King of Johnson City, Mike and Jennifer McComas of Anderson, S.C., and Sam and Clara King of Johnson City; a niece, Tandy Ward and her husband, Keith of Johnson City; and her good friends, Pam Goad and Lisa Buck, both of Elizabethton.
A funeral mass will be conducted for Mary C. King at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 28, at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church with Father Dennis Kress officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, prior to the service. The committal and interment will follow the service on Wednesday at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 510 West C Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643.
Mary C. King and her family are in the care of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton. Office: (423) 542-2232. Service Information Line: (423) 543-4917.

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