Edna Marie King McNeil was born on October 9, 1943 in Wilson, North Carolina to the late Joseph and Beulah Josephine Tomlin King. On Tuesday, July 10, 2012, she peacefully took flight to her home of eternal rest.
Edna was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and dear friend. She will always be remembered in the hearts of those who loved her.
Survivors are her daughter, joyce Williams (Mickey) of Wilson, NC; her sons, Robert McNeil, Jr. (Diane), John G. McNeil, Sr. (Anita), Christopher e. mcNeil (Lynn), Edward E. McNeil (Pattrell) and Ronald D. McNeil, Sr. (Kristie) all of Wilson, NC; three sisters, Rosa Peterkin and Barbara Jean Dawson of Wilson, NC and Mary Vick Zebulon, NC; ten grandchildren, five great grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A celebration of her life will be held Sunday at 1:30 pm at White Oak Penecostal Church Hwy 91, Wilson. Bishop Thomas Lucas will officiate. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.
A viewing will be held Saturday from 3 pm to 7 pm at Carrons Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at 401 Lee St, Wilson and will assemble there one hour prior to service in preparation for the funeral procession.