Anne Mills King 1921 – 2019 Dr. Anne Mills King died January 7th in her home in Greenbelt, Maryland at the age of 97.
Born in Albany, New York, she was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps (1943-44). She studied at Skidmore College (B.A. 1943), American University (M.A. 1967) and the University of Maryland (Ph.D. 1972). She was Professor of English emeritus at Prince George’s Community College, having worked from 1970 to 2008. She served as English Department Chair and President of the Faculty Senate.
She is survived by her son, Stewart King of Oregon, her son-in-law James Parton III of California, and four grandchildren, Christopher Parton of California and Abraham, Phillip, and Jeneba Diane King of Oregon and a legion of friends and colleagues. Her daughter, Diane King Parton and a grandson, Phillip King Parton, preceded her in death. She was beloved by her family and her students and respected by her colleagues. She was the strength of her family and a pillar of her community. All who knew her will sorely miss her wise counsel and unfailing friendship.
Memorial donations in lieu of flowers to Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland.
Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland