Margaret O. King

June 15, 1933July 20, 2018

Margaret Oakes King, 85, passed away on Friday, July 20, 2018 at Moses Cone Hospital. She was born on June 15, 1933 in Loudon County, TN, the daughter of Elmer B. and Hula Barr Oakes. She worked as an Administrative Assistant with the Rexham Corp. Margaret was a member of Westover Church. She loved music, bird watching, and gardening. Margaret was a lifelong learner. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, and friend to many. She will be deeply missed. Margaret is survived by her loving husband of 66 years, William B. King of the home; children, Rev. Steve King (Paula) of High Point, NC, Sondra Vaughn (Robert) Germanton, NC, Kristin Rouse (Rodney) of Madison, NC; brother, Charles Oakes of Athens, TN and nine granddaughters and 12 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, 2:00 pm at Hanes Lineberry Sedgefield Chapel with Rev. Bob Voorhees officiating. Burial will follow at Guilford Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Tuesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Westover Church. Online condolences may be made at


  • Westover Church



  • Visitation Tuesday, July 24, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, July 24, 2018


  • Interment

Margaret O. King

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Linda Workman

July 23, 2018

Margaret King was a wonderful lady who was very interesting and creative. It was always a delight to get to talk with her. She dearly loved her family. My prayers include asking God to provide His comfort to each of her family members and friends.

Steve and Tammy Swearengin

July 23, 2018

Your family are in our thoughts and prayers. We love all of you.