Billie Matlock, 106, of Hiddenite, passed away at her residence on Wednesday, November 20, 2019.
Born in Rowan County to the late William Martin and Josephine Elam Lefler, Billie was a resident of Alexander County from 1927 until her death. She was a homemaker and a member of Hiddenite United Methodist Church, where she served as the treasurer for approximately 40 years for the United Methodist Women.
She enjoyed working in her vegetable and flower gardens and was considered an accomplished seamstress. Ms. Matlock also served as a guide at the Lucas Mansion. Billie had a loving heart to all, including her pets; especially her cat, Susie.
Billie was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Robert “Bob” Matlock; a sister, Evelyn L. Morrison; and two brothers, Charles and Fletcher Lefler.
Those left to cherish the memories of Billie include a niece, Patricia “Patty” Thomas of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
Visitation for Billie will be Friday, November 22, 2019 at Hiddenite United Methodist Church, from 2:00 p.m. until 2:45 p.m., with the funeral service at 3:00 p.m. Rev. Jackie Taylor, Rev. Doug Hochmuth, and Rev. Chris Dunnavant will be officiating. Music will be provided by Jennifer Whipple and Teresa Mitcham. Burial will be in the Hiddenite Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be given in memory of Billie Matlock to the Hiddenite United Methodist Church @ 145 Hiddenite Church Rd, Hiddenite, NC 28636.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.
Condolences may be sent to www.alexfuneralservice.com.