Berta Johnson King, 79, of Gulf, passed away on Saturday, February 5, 2022 at Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.
Mrs. King was born in Chatham County on June 26, 1942, the daughter of Edward Lester and Berta Fox Johnson.
Berta was a member of Bethany Baptist Church, where she held several offices and loved her church family. She very proud to have grown up in Silk Hope and the farming community it came with. She loved spending time outside working on her flowers, and traveling. Berta adored her family and her grandson Colin, who was the love of her life. She and her husband were active in their business, JR Moore & Son. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brothers, Gene, Robert and Palmer Johnson.
She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Rayvon King; daughter, Julie King McDaniel and husband Ken of Siler City; sisters, Judy Johnson of Siler City, and Rachel Cox and husband Clinton of Siler City; brother, Russell Johnson and wife Hannah of Siler City; and grandson, Colin King McDaniel, and a host of nieces and nephews.
Berta will lie in repose on Wednesday, February 9, 2022 from 12:00-5:00 PM at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 N. Second Ave., Siler City. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, February 10, 2022 at Sapling Ridge United Methodist Church Cemetery, 5016 Silk Hope-Gum Spring Road, Siler City with Rev. Patrick Daniel officiating. The family will receive friends in the church fellowship hall after the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Crystal Lynne Phillips Scholarship Fund c/o Chatham County Schools, Pittsboro.
Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the King family.
Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com