Martha Mary King went to be with our Lord on July 6, 2019. She was a resident of Countryside Drive, Ringgold, Virginia, for over 22 years, and a resident at Stratford Rehabilitation Center in Danville, Virginia, since March 2018. Martha was born on May 18, 1938, in Buchanan, Virginia, a daughter of the late Thomas Elbert King and the late Joyce Conner King. She was the eighth child of ten children. Martha retired from nursing after more than 30 years of service at the Martinsville Health and Rehabilitation Center and the Martinsville Memorial Hospital. She was a devoted daughter, sister, aunt, and friend. She is survived by one brother, Melvin Louis King and his wife, Doris Marie, of Bedford, Virginia, and five other sisters-in-law. Martha had numerous nieces and nephews as well as many great nieces and nephews who loved her dearly. Martha was predeceased by six brothers, Edward John King, Evine Elbert "Shorty" King, Thomas Abram King, Kenneth Nathan King, Arthur Wilbur (Joe) King, and Norman Bennett King. In addition, Martha was predeceased by two sisters, Inus Gay Hudson and Bertha Lee Dodson. A graveside service will be conducted on Saturday, July 13, 2019, at 2 p.m. at the Mill Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Fincastle, Virginia. Online condolences at Wrenn-Yeatts North Main Chapel is serving the family.

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