New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | January 23, 2021

Mary Spence King

Mary Spence King, 94, of Quinton, Virginia, passed away after a brief illness on Nov. 29, 2020.

She was a pastor’s wife for 53 years, serving for the Assembly of God Church Organization in multiple churches on the East Coast and in Shacklefords, Virginia in a multitude of roles.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Earnest William King; daughter, Betty Gay Smith; and nine brothers and sisters.

She is survived by her daughters, Luann Jose Roane and Lyndia Rose King; son, James “Jim” King; brother, Willie J. Spence Jr.; sister, Barbara G. McElroy; four grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, twenty-one great-great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, 11 a.m., at Shacklefords United Methodist Church Cemetery, 3727 Buena Vista Road, Cologne, Virginia 23156.

Memorial donations may be mode to Quinton Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 172, Quinton, VA 23141.