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May Gray King

January 9, 1919 - November 21, 2018

May Gray King, age 99, passed away on Wednesday, November 21, 2018, at the Liberty Commons Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, in Wilmington, NC.

She was born in Charleston, SC on January 9, 1919, the daughter of William Frederick Gray and Julia Pinckney Gray.

May worked for many years as Assistant to the Dean of Admissions to the Medical School of Duke University.

She was also a member of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in Durham, NC, the Colonial Dames 17th Century, the Huguenot Society of South Carolina, the South Carolina Historical Society, the Daughters of the American Revolution, the National Trust for Historic Preservation and she served on the board of directors for the Duke Hospital Auxiliary for many years.

She is survived by her two sons Kenneth Gray King and John Frederick King, their wives, six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

A Service to Celebrate May’s life is to be arranged at a later date.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S.41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099.

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