Virginia D. Matthews
Virginia Drake Matthews, 85, of Carthage, died Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, at her home.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at St. John’s United Church of God. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, at Fry and Prickett Funeral Home and other times at the residence.
A native of Anson County, she was a daughter of the late Sally Mae Drake and Perry Tyson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Matthews.
She is survived by one son, Ather Matthews and wife, Kesha, of Carthage; two daughters, Regina Matthews, of the home, and Pastor Brenda Whitaker and husband, Robert, of Southern Pines; stepson Richard Shaw and wife, Mildred, of Asheboro; sister Helen Davis Smith and husband, Duane, of Jersey City, N.J.; six grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
Online condolences may be made at Pines Funerals.com.