06/13/08 — MATILDA L. OATES

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Sept. 18, 1913-June 11, 2008

FAISON -- Funeral services for Mrs. Matilda Liborio Oates will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. by the graveside in the Oates Family Cemetery at Suttontown, with the Rev. Michelle Clark officiating.

The family will receive friends at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive Friday from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Mrs. Oates, 94-year-old resident of 108 South Hill St. in Faison, died Wednesday night at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro.

She was the youngest of 11 children born to her late parents, Stephan and Theresa Tamborine Liborio. She was the widow of Mitchell Oates and was a member of Faison United Methodist Church.

Survivors include a son, Michael Oates of the home in Faison; a daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Gordon Lancaster of Sunset, S.C.; and a grandson, Mitchell Cleveland "Cleve" Lancaster and his wife, Beth, of Houston, Texas.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to Faison Methodist Church, P.O. Box 417, Faison, N.C., 28341, or Kitty Askins Hospice Center, 107 Handley Park Court, Goldsboro, N.C., 27534.

A Tyndall Service.


Published in Obituaries on June 13, 2008 1:52 PM