Name: Tori King
Location: Kinston, North Carolina
DOD: April 21, 2017
Victoria Rae King, 21, of Kinston, died Friday April 21, 2017 after losing her ongoing battle with addiction. Victoria was born July 11, 1995 in Greenville, NC to Teresa Faye Forrest and Hal Stewart King. Victoria graduated from South Lenoir High School, where she was a member of the cheerleading squad. Victoria was a brave, fearless, and beautiful young lady. Victoria was very passionate in what she believed in, and she touched the life of every person she met. Victoria loved caring for animals, she loved to sing and write, and she lived a life that was all her own. For the past 3 years Victoria struggled with an addiction to heroin. While she was not strong enough to overcome her addiction, she will always be loved and missed by those who knew her. Victoria is survived by her mother Teresa Faye Forrest and husband Gerald; her father Hal Stewart King; her sister Ashley Stallings and husband Danny; her brother Chad King and signficant other Jessica Jarman; her step sister Jenna Meekins and husband Josh; her step sister Heather Forrest and fiance Whaley Stroud; and many other extended family members. Victoria is preceded in death by her maternal grandparents Shirley Cahoon and Edward Jarman, and by her paternal grandparents Horace and Dixie King. Funeral service will be held 6:00 p.m. Friday, April 28, 2017 at Howard-Carter Funeral Home with Danny Stallings officiating. Visitation will follow the service. The family requests that friends and family bring photographs of themselves with Victoria to be added to a memorial board that will be put together during the visitation.