Date of Service: Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Time of Service: 2:00 PM
Dateline: Henderson, NC
Shirley R. Matthews
Shirley Roberson Matthews 80, of 495 Dr. Finch Road Henderson, NC died Saturday, January 26, 2019.
Born in Warren County, she was the daughter of the late Daisy Capps and Elbert Roberson. She was the widow of Thomas (Tom) J. Matthews.
Mrs. Matthews was a member of Eastside Baptist Church where she served as church treasurer for thirty years. She was a retired department manager with Roses Stores Inc.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Eastside Baptist Church, conducted by Rev. Aubrey Florence and Rev. Michael Grant. Burial will follow in New Sandy Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
Surviving are four sons, Willis T. Matthews (Frankie), Clarence Matthews (Patty), David Ray Matthews (Darlene), and R. Scott Matthews (Rena); two sisters, and one brother; sixteen grandchildren, and twenty-seven great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by six sisters, and four brothers.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Sossamon Funeral Home. All other times, they will be at the home of Shirley Matthews.
Serving as pall bearers will be Willis Matthews Jr., Curtis (BJ) Alley, Wade Thornton, James Matthews, Clarence Matthews II, and Tyler Smith.
Arrangements are by Sossamon Funeral Home (formerly Flowers Funeral Home).
Date of Death: Saturday, January 26, 2019