2009-09-02 / Obituaries

Mattie B. King

Insurance Agent

Mattie Bessie King, 97, of Bluffton died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009.

Mrs. King was born in Bluffton July 24, 1912, to the late Robert Steward and Bessie Steward. She was a member of Christ Missionary Baptist Church and worked as an agent for Atlanta Life Insurance Company for many years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Irvin King; a son, Raymond King; and a daughter, Patronia Webb Bryant.

Survivors include a son, Robert King and wife Veronica of Atlanta; 18 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009, at 11 a.m. at Christ Missionary Baptist Church in Bluffton with associate bishop Calvin King officiating. Interment followed at Christ Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.

Murray and Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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