Coretta Scott King

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ATLANTA - The First Lady of The Dream, Mrs. Coretta Scott King, 78, died in her sleep at approximately 8:30 p.m. local time (11:30 p.m. EST) on Jan. 30, 2006, at a rehabilitation center in Rosarito Beach, Mexico, where she was undergoing holistic therapy for her stroke. Her body will be returned to Atlanta and buried next to her husband at The King Center. Mount Zion First Baptist Church, The OIC Inc. and H.D. Pope Funeral Home will be holding a memorial service for Mrs. King at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, 2006, at Mount Zion First Baptist Church, located at 320 W. Thomas St., Rocky Mount, N.C. The Rev. Vernon King will be the guest speaker. Condolences may be sent via our Web site, www.hdpopefuneralhome. com
Published in Rocky Mount Telegram on Feb. 15, 2006
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