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Mattie Ruth Newton

July 27, 1936 ~ June 20, 2020 (age 83)

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Obituary

Mattie was born in Edgecombe  county to the late Sydney Thomas and Genera Wilson. She was one of eleven children. She gradruated from G.W.Carver High School in 1954, she  was a lifelong member of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church. She loved to sing and was a usher. She retired from the state of North Carolina. She dedicated her life to her children affectionately called "the big 8". She was proceded in death by a son, Steven R. Wilson.

She leaves to cherish: her children, Linwood, Jacquelin(Charles), Theresa, Myra (Craig), Scott, Jamie, and Geniece. 23 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren. one brother, John and sister Irene.  

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Services

Visitation
Friday
June 26, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sunset Memorial Funeral Home
1912 Sunset Ave
Rocky Mount, NC 27804

Funeral Service
Saturday
June 27, 2020

1:00 PM
Sunset Memorial Funeral Home
1912 Sunset Ave
Rocky Mount, NC 27804

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