Rose Marie King

Maryland Independent - - News -

Rose Marie King de­parted this life on July 3, 2017, at Fort Wash­ing­ton Med­i­cal Cen­ter. Rose, af­fec­tion­ately known as “Doll”, was born Feb. 8, 1945 to the late Luther King and He­len Han­cock of Mar­bury, MD.

Doll resided for most of her life in Mar­bury, MD, and later moved to Bryans Road. She grad­u­ated from Pomon­key High School in 1963 and went to work for the U.S. Naval Or­di­nance Sta­tion lo­cated in In­dian Head, MD. Rose later worked for United States Postal Ser­vice for 43 years and re­tired as a Postal Clerk in 2008.

Rose was a ded­i­cated mem­ber of the Pleas­ant Grove Mis­sion­ary Bap­tist Church (MBC). She en­joyed spend­ing time with fam­ily, friends and cooking. Doll was will­ing to help when­ever and wher­ever she could.

She is sur­vived by two daugh­ters: Djuna Withers (Michael) and Chanel King; one son, Stacey King (fi­ancée Glo­ria Shaf­fer); one very spe­cial cousin/daugh­ter, Tammy Han­cock (Di­et­rich); seven grand­chil­dren; and one great grand­child.

The Home Go­ing Cel­e­bra­tion will be held on Satur­day, July 8 at the Pleas­ant Grove MBC, Mar­bury, MD. The view­ing will be from 9-11 a.m., fol­lowed by the Home Go­ing Cel­e­bra­tion. The burial will be at the Pleas­ant Grove MBC.

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