Dr. Christine King Farris Celebrates 90th Birthday at Martin Luther King, Jr. Home

Photo: TRPR – Tandi Reddick Public Relations
Photo: TRPR – Tandi Reddick Public Relations
Dr. Christine King Farris (center), sister of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and King Family matriarch, marks her 90th birthday at a celebration Sept. 8 at the Martin Luther King Jr. Birth Home in Atlanta, surrounded by family members including (l-r): Leah Weber King, wife of Dexter King; Dexter King, son of Martin Luther King Jr.; Rev. Bernice King, daughter of Martin Luther King Jr.; Yolanda Renee King, daughter of Martin Luther King III and granddaughter of Martin Luther King Jr.; and Martin Luther King III, son of Martin Luther King Jr. Farris is serenaded by the Spelman College Glee Club on the porch of the home. A Spelman alumna and the school’s longest-tenured professor, Dr. Farris served Spelman for 56 years.

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