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Anita Wilson King

Laurens, S.C.

Anita Wilson King, 93, of 101 Clearview Dr. and wife of both the late Ralph T. Wilson, Jr. and the late Jack H. King, Sr., passed away Tuesday, January 15, 2019, at The Hospice House of Laurens County.

Born in Greenwood, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Wilmot and Edna Harvey Hughey.  A graduate of Winthrop, she was a mother and homemaker.   Mrs. King was a member of First United Methodist Church of Laurens.

She is survived by: her children, Ralph T. Wilson, III (Rucia) of Laurens, Kay W. Watson (Jim) of Laurens, Jack H. King, Jr. (Ginny) of GA, and Bob King of NC; grandchildren, Jay Watson (Alexandria), Melissa Hayden (Danny), Ryan Wilson, and Mahon Wilson (Ellen); great-grandchildren, Griffin Watson, Maxwell Watson, Thomas Hayden, and Emma Hayden.

Graveside services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Friday, January 18, 2019, at Westview Memorial Park, conducted by Rev. Daniel Eplee.

The family will be at the home and will receive friends at the graveside immediately following the service.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 203, Laurens, SC 29360.

Condolences may be addressed to the family at


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