Date of Service: Thursday, May 24, 2018
Time of Service: 3:00 PM
Dateline: Henderson, NC
Drucilla G. Matea
Drucilla Grissom Matea, 72, of 2743 NC Hwy. 39 S., died Monday, May 21, 2018 at Duke University Medical Center.
Born in Vance County, she was the daughter of the late Woodrow Shorty and Flora Newton Grissom.
Mrs. Matea was employed by the former Carolina Telephone Company for twenty years, Georgia Pacific for five years, and the laboratory of Maria Parham Medical Center for eighteen years before retiring.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 3:00 p.m., at Flowers Funeral Chapel, conducted by Rev. David Barnett.
Surviving are her husband of forty-three years, Jim Matea; two daughters, Robin Fleming (Boyd) and Glenna Wilder (Robert); a son, Steven Matea (Amy); a brother, Stephen Cagle (John); five grandchildren, Brad Fleming (Hope), Lauren Farren (Andrew), Hannah Hooton, Jackson Hooton, and Sammy Matea; and three step-grandchildren, Anderson Wilder (Jaimee), Blake Wilder, and Avery Wilder. She was preceded in death by her step-mother, Eleanor Eudy Grissom.
The family will receive friends at Flowers Funeral Home the hour prior to the service. All other times, they will be at the home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Vance County Animal Shelter, Building Fund, 1243 Brodie Road, Henderson, NC 27537.
Arrangements are by Flowers Funeral Home.
Date of Death: Monday, May 21, 2018