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Beloved Lois Weaver King Dies

Lois Weaver King
May 11, 1923 – April 10, 2020

Lois Weaver King was born May 11, 1923 to Elmo Murray Weaver and Ethel Hall Weaver in Ahoskie, North Carolina. Mrs. King had two sisters who preceded her in death.

Mrs. Lois King attended public schools in Ahoskie, North Carolina and North Carolina A & T University in Greensboro, North Carolina. She moved to Chicago and worked as a dental hygienist at 5th Army headquarters. During those years she met and fell in love with her soulmate.

In the mid-1960’s the couple moved to Atlanta. Mrs. King was involved in many social and charitable organizations. In the early 1960’s, Black doctors could only practice medicine at Black Hospitals. Mrs. King stood by her husband to fight for hospital desegregation She worked with her husband as a staunch supporter of the organization he co-founded, The Sickle Cell Foundation of Georgia and worked in their support organization, Souls for Sickle Cell. She was part of The NAACP and was quite active in fundraising for the annual NAACP dinner and she was active in fundraising as a member of The Morehouse School of Medicine Friends.

She was active in The Links, The Girlfriends, and The Bakers Dozen Bridge Club and loved embroidery and working in her garden.

She leaves to cherish her memory son, Ronald Loving (Freda), Granddaughter, Kristie Loving Taylor (Mike), Great-granddaughter, Kennedi Taylor, devoted family friend, Sally J. Warner and a host of family and friends.

Viewing will be at Murray Brothers Cascade Chapel on Thursday April 16 from 1 – 6 pm and Graveside Services at Westview Cemetery on Friday, April 17 at 11 am.

In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Dr. Delutha H. King Jr and Lois Weaver King to:

Sickle Cell Foundation of Georgia
2391 Benjamin E. Mays Drive SW
Atlanta, Georgia 30311-3233

Last updated on April 14, 2020

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