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Coretta Scott King was born in Heiberger, Alabama. She was raised on the farm of her parents, Bernice McMurry Scott and Obadiah “Obie” Scott, located north of Marion, AL. The Scott family attended Mt. Tabor AME. Zion Church located next door to their home. Today, there is an 8-foot bronze statue located in front of the Mt. Tabor Church honoring Mrs. King.
The Mt. Tabor Church is located approximately 10 miles north of Marion on Highway 29. (GPS coordinates N32.745056,W87.365417). The Scott home is 100 – 150 yards north of the church.