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Nelsen Funeral Home & Crematory

4650 South Laburnum Avenue, Richmond, VA

OBITUARY

Margaret H. King

March 27, 1931May 19, 2020
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KING, Margaret H., 89, of Henrico, went to her heavenly home on Tuesday, May 19, 2020.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Sara King; her beloved son, Francisco “Panchito” King; siblings, William King, Rosemary King, James “Jimmy” King and Marion King Carey.

Margaret worked as a nurse’s assistant for the Children’s Hospital of Richmond for many years. She was a member of Pioneer Baptist church and later attended Varina Baptist Church. Margaret loved working outside in her garden, flowers, especially roses brought her so much joy. She also had a special place in her heart for dogs.

Left to cherish her memory are one brother, Thomas King (Fay) and their daughter, Karen as well as her daughter, Allison; nieces, Janice Guthrie (Neil) and Lynn Dykes (Robert); nephew, Albert Carey (Maxie) and their daughter, Melanie; great-nieces, Heather Vassar, Kristine Vassar, Katherine Vassar, Jennifer Vassar, Samantha and Amy; special friends, Robin Forest, Geneva Pace and Ann Harris; and numerous other friends and extended family.

The family will receive friends on Friday, May 22, 2020, from 12 to 2 p.m. at Nelsen Funeral Home, 4650 S. Laburnum Ave., Richmond, Va. 23231, where a service will immediately follow at 2 p.m. Interment will follow in Washington Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 703-359-4440, or by mail, Alzheimer’s Association National Capital Area Chapter, 8180 Greensboro Drive, Suite 400, McLean, Va. 22102. Online condolences may be made to www.nelsenrichmond.com.

  • FAMILY

  • She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Sara King; her beloved son, Francisco “Panchito” King; siblings, William King, Rosemary King, James “Jimmy” King and Marion King Carey.
    Left to cherish her memory are one brother, Thomas King (Fay) and their daughter, Karen as well as her daughter, Allison; nieces, Janice Guthrie (Neil) and Lynn Dykes (Robert); nephew, Albert Carey (Maxie) and their daughter, Melanie; great-nieces, Heather Vassar, Kristine Vassar, Katherine Vassar, Jennifer Vassar, Samantha and Amy; special friends, Robin Forest, Geneva Pace and Ann Harris; and numerous other friends and extended family.

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  • DONATIONS

  • Alzheimer’s Association National Capital Area Chapter

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, May 22, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, May 22, 2020

  • Interment

    Friday, May 22, 2020

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