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May 17, 1949 – April 14, 2023

Regina King, age 73, of McKenzie, passed away on Friday, April 14, 2023.

A Gathering of Family and Friends was held Saturday, April 22, at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church from 11 a.m. until service time. A Celebration of Life Service was held at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. Burial followed in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, with Johnson Funeral Home, directing arrangements.

She is survived by her son, Chris Jones; grandchildren, Ashleigh and Candice; great grandchildren, Nani, Miracle, Kalela, Chrissy, and Jude; sister, Patricia Taylor (Terry), Sarah Lott (John); nieces and nephews, Jennifer, Thatcher, John, April, and Mendie; great nieces and nephews, Maddox, Lochlyn, Thatcher, Kerrigan, Madelyne, Sarah Ann, and Tully.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Dewey Hamilton and Marjorie Raycile King.

Regina was accomplished and enjoyed academia. She earned her B.S. from AUM, and her M.S. from The University of Alabama where she pursued her doctorate. She had earned her pilots license, loved to fly, and was a member of the Civil Air Control.

Regina had a passion for travel. She visited many places around the world including Europe, the Caribbean, and different countries in South America.

Most importantly, Regina loved her church and she loved to help people. This is why she dedicated 25 years of her life working for the Alabama Department of Social Work. She was very dedicated to church members, family, and friends. She would always send out Christmas, Birthday, and get-well cards to everyone.

She was a loving, caring Mother and Friend. She will always be in our hearts and never forgotten.

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