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Paul Morrison King died on Sept. 28, 2005 in Sacramento, CA. He was born on Feb. 28, 1922 in Walla Walla, WA, the only child of Floyd and Lillian (Morrison) King. He graduated in 1940 Caldwell, ID and attended the University of Idaho from 1940 to 1942. He was a veteran of the Army Air Corps where he served in the Pacific during WWII. He served in the US Air Force during the Korean War. He graduated from the College of Idaho, Caldwell, ID, now Albertson College, in 1947.

He married Nona Mae Funk on Dec. 26, 1946. She passed away in 1997. He was a dedicated employee of the Equitable Life Assurance Society, now known as AXA. He rose through the ranks starting as a clerk to the position of senior vice president, retiring in 1977. He was active in civic service organizations in every community he lived in and often served as treasurer. He was a grateful member of Al-Anon for over 30 years.

Survivors include Read and Suzanne King of Montague, MA, and Martin and Martha King of Elmira, NY; and two grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation to the Nona King Memorial Fund at Albertson College or to the charity of your choice.

Evelyn Grace Spragg, 85, of Pinehurst, NC, and formerly of Port Washington, died on Oct. 6, 2005 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst. Born in Richmond Hill to the late John and Anna Beach Darragh, Mrs. Spragg and her husband retired to Pinehurst in 1983 and became members of Community Presbyterian Church. She was a member of Pinehurst Country Club and active in numerous community and social organizations in the Pinehurst area.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Douglas G. Spragg; her sons, Donald B. Spragg of Richmond, VA, and Glenn D. Spragg of Buzzards Bay, MA; her daughter, Carolyn G. Pone of Schenectady; her sister, Marion Darragh of Indianapolis, IN; three granddaughters, Katharine Abigail Spragg, Nocolo Maria Pone and Brittany Elizabeth Pone; and one great-grandson, Thomas Michael Wendell.

Arrangements were made by the Boles Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital Foundation, 150 Applecross Rd., Pinehurst, NC 28374.


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