FRISCO - Martha Majors King, 85, of Frisco (formerly of Mt. Pleasant) died Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at Centennial Medical Center of Frisco. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, October 20, 2012 at the Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel in Greenville with Dr. Kelly Carr and grandson-in-law, Rev. Roger Sappington, officiating. Interment will follow at 3:30 p.m. at the Masonic Cemetery in Mount Pleasant. Pallbearers will be Taylor Edwards, Nathan Edwards, Jason Edwards, Will Angeletta, Thomas King and Tommy King.
Mrs. King was born May 9, 1927 in Greenville to Rev. W. O. Majors and Ethel May (Adams) Majors. She was a member of the graduating class of 1944 at Greenville High School where she was a majorette and Band Sweetheart. She attended college at Baylor University, and after college, she worked for Braniff Airlines for a short period. While living in Greenville, she worked as secretary to Judge Bostick and teller for First Greenville National Bank and Citizens National Bank. She served as a Pink Lady at the hospital in Mt. Pleasant for over 20 years and was a member of the Tennison Memorial United Methodist Church in Mt. Pleasant.
She is survived by her sons John Edwards and wife, Becky of Plano, Tyson Edwards and wife, Linda of Jacksonville Beach, Florida and Jay Edwards and wife, Carol of Rockwall; grandchildren, Kelly, Taylor, Robin, Nathan, Rachel, Jason, Lauren, Matt, Whitney, Thomas and Gracie; great-grandchildren Colin, Brady and Grayson; step-daughter D’Auan McNeel of Tyler; and step-son Tommy King of Mount Pleasant.
In 1989, she married Bruce King who preceded her in death on August 24, 2011. She is also preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Lt. Truett Jay Majors, Oliver W. Majors and Conway Tyson Majors.
Visitation will be held from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
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