Mattie King
Woodlawn Funeral Home
375 Woodlawn Avenue
Mount Holly, NC
MOUNT HOLLY - Mattie H. King, 85, formerly of Mount Holly, died May 5, 2013.

She was born in Gaston County, daughter of the late Clarence and Minnie Campbell Hester.

She was preceded in death by her husband Ernest Eugene King. She was a member of Sandy Ford Freewill Baptist Church.

She is survived by four daughters, Connie Hester and her companion Rick Russell of Gastonia, Rebecca Barkley and husband Glenn of Gasto-nia, Patricia McGraw and husband Eddie of Gastonia and Dianne Doss and husband Noah of Stanley; one son, Clyde King and wife Brenda of Old Fort, N.C.; three brothers, Russell Hester and wife Nancy of Mount Holly, Frankie Hester and wife Christine of Mount Holly, and Roy Hester and wife Betty of Gastonia; 19 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.

A service to celebrate the life of Mrs. King will be held 3 p.m. Wednesday at Sandy Ford Freewill Baptist Church with the Revs. Vernon Cope, El-vis Anderson, Macon Smith and Pastor Johnny Sawyer officiating.

Burial will be at Hillcrest Gardens Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the church and at other times at the home of Connie Hester, 2424 Essen Lane Gastonia.

Condolence messages may be left at

Woodlawn Funeral Home in Mount Holly is serving the family.
Published by Gaston Gazette on May 7, 2013.
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Barry, so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Roger Smith
May 8, 2013
Barry, Lila and my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in your time of loss.
Ricky Hartness
May 8, 2013
My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
Paulette Lawing
May 7, 2013
Praying for you and your family and praying God will wrap his living arms around y'all in the time
Mary and Donald Gray
May 7, 2013
Becky Janet will miss her so much our love goes out to your whole family.
Jo Rowland and Janet Perryman
Jo Rowland
May 7, 2013
Our prayers are with you & your family during this most difficult time.May God strengthen you and give you peace. We love you.
Renae Auten
May 7, 2013
Becky, I am so sorry for the loss of your have my deepest sympathy. May God be with you and your family during this sad time. Just remember she is walking on streets of gold with our precious Lord.
May 7, 2013
diann, patricia i think i went to church with all of you when i was a teenager, many years ago but i am sorry for your loss, god bless you all.
maudie rhinehart
May 7, 2013
Connie and Family I'm sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers. She is dancing in heaven now.
Vickie McCoig Lytton
May 7, 2013
I will miss you so much, grandma..i love you more than you will ever know..this family will never be the same without you. Tell grandpa i love him and miss him very much. I know you and grandpa are now happier than you two have ever been. Ill see you two again..i love you..
crystal thompson
May 7, 2013
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
May 7, 2013
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