Oops, something didn't work. This image is no longer for sale. King’s parents, Martin, Sr. and Alberta were devout Christians, leaders of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, and pillars in their community. ", Thank you for fulfilling this photo request. Translation on Find a Grave is an ongoing project. This memorial has been copied to your clipboard. A mourning Reverend Martin Luther King Sr., Alberta Williams King, and A.D. King, at the funeral for Dr. Martin Luther King. It has previously been bought for a multiple re-use license which is still valid. GREAT NEWS! Sitemap. Alberta Christine Williams King was the only child born to the Rev. Failed to delete memorial. In a paper he wrote as a student at Crozer Seminary, Martin Luther King, Jr. describes his mother as a caring, dedicated parent and a consummate housekeeper. As a pastors wife Alberta (called "Bunch" by her husband) followed in her mother's footsteps as a powerful presence in Ebenezer's affairs. 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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library, San Jose, Martin Luther King High School (disambiguation), Lycée Martin Luther King (disambiguation), https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Alberta_Williams_King&oldid=984499320, Deaths by firearm in Georgia (U.S. state), Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Reverend Adam Daniel Williams (1863-1931), This page was last edited on 20 October 2020, at 11:52. Results 1-12 on 30 325. Becoming a Find a Grave member is fast, easy and FREE. Select a place on the map to place the pin. By clicking OK, you're confirming your use is editorial. GREAT NEWS! Year should not be greater than current year. Sign up for daily alerts; Commemorative Pages New; ABOUT; FAQ; CONTACT US. Make sure that the file is a photo. Alberta received her education in Atlanta and attended high school at Spelman Seminary (now Spelman College). Education and public service were extremely important to the Kings, and they led by example. We have a volunteer within fifty miles of your requested photo location. Failed to report flower. (Feature image: Martin Luther King Jr.’s wife, mother and sister attend a memorial service at Morehouse College, April 9, 1968, in Atlanta. Martin Luther King Sr. died of a heart attack on November 11, 1984, at age 84 and was interred next to her. Alberta King, mother of the late Rev Martin Luther King, was shot and killed today as she played the organ for morning service The Rev Martin Luther King Sr and his wife Alberta Williams King … Failed to report flower. All photos uploaded successfully, click on the Done button to see the photos in the gallery. Mother of assassinated civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., school teacher, music director for many years at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta and the church's organist from 1932-1972. Your new password must contain one or more uppercase and lowercase letters, and one or more numbers or special characters. Please note: You are asking volunteers to find and take a photo of the headstone. As her son was known for his rousing speeches such as “I Have a Dream” which have become part of the national oratory canon, Alberta was known for her spirited renditions of gospel standards such as “I’m Gonna Do My Best” and “Where Shall I Be.”. Found more than one record for entered Email, You need to confirm this account before you can sign in. We have a volunteer within fifty miles of your requested photo location. As a mother, Alberta worked diligently to instill a sense of self-respect within her three children. By clicking OK, you are confirming that this image is only to be used for the rights in the existing license. About this time, Michael King changed his name to Martin Luther King Sr. Alberta King worked hard to instil self-respect into her children. A mourning Reverend Martin Luther King Sr., Alberta Williams King, and A.D. King, at the funeral for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.. Oops, some error occurred while uploading your photo(s). This flower has been reported and will not be visible while under review. After their wedding, the newlyweds moved into an upstairs bedroom of the Williams' home on Auburn Avenue, where Martin Luther King, Jr. and his two siblings, Christine and Alfred Daniel (A.D.), were born. Previously sponsored memorials or famous memorials will not have this option. Calgary Region. Copyright © 04/11/2020 Alamy Ltd. All rights reserved. Your Lightboxes will appear here when you have created some. Alberta Christine Williams King (September 13, 1904 – June 30, 1974) was Martin Luther King Jr.'s mother and the wife of Martin Luther King Sr. She played a significant role in the affairs of the Ebenezer Baptist Church.
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