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Yvonne King

October 3, 1961 ~ July 17, 2021 (age 59)

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 When the angels came for Yvonne on July 17, 2021, which was much sooner than we planned, we braved the grief that came and tried to understand. Yvonne King was born on October 3, 1961, to the union of Veronica and Lucius Ervin in Jersey City, NJ. She received her formal education in the Hudson County public school system and was a 1979 graduate of Snyder High School in Jersey City, NJ. After graduation, Yvonne enlisted in the United States Army. She was honorably discharged in 1983. Yvonne accepted Christ as her Savior at the age of seventeen and was united with Evangelical Tabernacle, Jersey City, NJ.

Yvonne Ervin was united in holy matrimony with Michael King in 1982, whom she met while serving in the United States Army. Their union was blessed with three adorable children: Shema King, Kwan King, and Stuart King. When her family migrated south in the early 80s, Yvonne followed suit in 1985 because she missed her family. In her leisure, she enjoyed running track, reading, and solving puzzles. Yvonne was known for her outspoken and candid comments. She had a special love for her family. Yvonne was employed by Phil’s Dry Cleaners as a presser.

She was preceded in death by her father, Lucius Ervin, and son, Kwan King.

She leaves to cherish her memory: Shema (Ramonne Woods) King of Greenville, SC, and Stuart (Denise) King of Fort Washington, MD; mother, Veronica Ervin of Estill, SC; grandchildren, Kensley, Giovanni, Nolan, and Ethan; sisters, Yolanda (Alphonso) Williams of Fayetteville, NC, Denise (Leon) Housey of Virginia Beach, VA, Veronica (David) Pottinger of Tampa, FL, Charlice (Rev. Benjamin) Capers of Ridgeland, SC, and Latisha (Jamal) Lopes of California; brother, Ulysses Ervin of Estill, SC; aunt, Lilly Goethe of Aiken, SC; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends

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Graveside Service
July 24, 2021

11:00 AM
Sweetrose Baptist Church
SC 25
Estill, SC 29918

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