07/31/05 — MATTIE STONE

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Died July 30, 2005

Goldsboro Resident

Mattie Brown Stone, 81, of 3133 Old Smithfield Highway, died Saturday at her residence.

A native of Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Anson and Lizzie Evans Brown and was the widow of William Stone.

A funeral will be held 2 p.m. Monday at Seymour Funeral Home with Pastor Joseph Leonard officiating. Burial will follow in Deans Cemetery.

She is survived by two daughters, Mary Young and husband, Dwight, of Princeton, Deborah Williford and husband, Lathan, of Seven Springs; two sons, Charles Stone of the home, Travis Stone and wife, Danette, of Burghill, Ohio; two sisters, Bobbie Gray and Rose Wallace of Goldsboro; seven grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by four sisters, Bessie Baker, Hazel Ham, Earldene Tatison, Willie Mae Gurley; her brother, Grover Brown, and seven grandchildren.

Flowers are welcome, though memorials may be made to Home Health & Hospice, 2402 Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro, N.C., 27534.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service and at other times at the residence.


Published in Obituaries on July 31, 2005 9:44 AM