Daisy King

  • "I had the honor of working beside Ruth for quite a few..."
    - Dawn Swierski
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    - Gailyn Thompson
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    - Lisa Reavis
  • "Ruth was always a delight. She was more than a coworker..."
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Daisy Ruth Moore King WADESBORO - Mrs. Daisy Ruth Moore King, 92, of Matthews and formerly of Wadesboro died Friday, July 25, 2014, at Novant Health in Matthews. Services will be 11:00am Monday, July 28, 2014, by the graveside at Camden Presbyterian Church. The family will greet friends following the service and other times at the home of her great-niece, Jennifer Tarlton on Pleasant Hill Church Road. She was born July 18, 1922 in Anson County, NC a daughter of the late Charlie and Madgie Trexler Moore. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Francis Leroy King and her brothers and sisters, Charles Moore, Ben Moore, Fred Moore, Virginia Beck, Anne Beck and Clara Pickard. Ruth was a 1939 graduate of Deep Creek High School. Following graduation she moved to Charlotte and enrolled in beauty school. She first went to work at a beauty shop in downtown Charlotte until she operated a shop in her home, retiring at the age of 89. She was a life-long member of Camden Presbyterian Church and she cherished her heritage there. Surviving are her nieces and nephews, Linda Lindsey, Pam Tarlton and husband, Steve, Jennifer Tarlton all of Wadesboro and Russell Lindsey of Chesterfield, SC who she shared a special relationship with; and Jennie Otersen of Richmond, VA, Charles Beck of Cary, Dr. Fred Beck of Jacksonville, FL and Lee Moore and Karen Hartman both of Roanoke, VA; and her caregivers, Laura Treadaway and Helen McGee. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Camden Presbyterian Church, % Joyce Liles, 521 NC 742 S., Wadesboro, NC 28170. The arrangements are in care of Leavitt Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.leavittfuneralhomewadesboro.com.
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Leavitt Funeral Home
2036 Morven Rd Wadesboro, NC 28170
(704) 694-2524
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Published in Charlotte Observer on July 27, 2014