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Dorothy Mae King

December 3, 1939 — January 9, 2021

Dorothy Mae Ham Teachey King, 81 of Sanford passed away Saturday January 9th, 2021. A private memorial service will be held, and a public Celebration of Life will be held at a later date when COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.


Mrs. King was born in Kinston, daughter of the late Leon Ham and Canary Mozingo Ham. Dorothy was “Always a Nurse”, a graduate of the Lenoir Memorial Nursing School and practiced nursing for 52 years. She was a Master Gardener and loved sewing.


Mrs. King is survived by her husband, Larry E. King; daughter, Denise Hedrick (Jeff) of Sanford; son, Eddie Teachey (Lisa) of New Bern; sister, Joyce Smith (Cliffton) of High Point; stepdaughter, Krystal Singleton (Thomas) of Wilmington; grandchildren, Jenni Stafford, Sara Lyerly, Graham Teachey, Laura Hedrick, Lillie Hedrick, Kaley Singleton, and Felicity Singleton; five great grandsons. She was preceded in death by her sister, Gay Marie Eubanks.


Memorial contributions can be made to St Luke United Methodist Church, 2916 Wicker St, Sanford, NC 27330.

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