Matilda Valentine

Published 1:46 pm Friday, June 6, 2008

Mrs. Valentine was born in Jelico, Ky., on Feb. 16, 1932, the daughter of the late Marion and Lucy Stewart. She was the widow of Melvin Valentine and was first married to the late Charles Edward Wofford. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include three daughters, Karen Bailey of Campobello, Kathy Lawson and Becky Bryant, both of Inman; two sons, Joe Wofford of Landrum, Mike Wofford of Inman; three sisters, Marvita Brown and Totsie Wright, both of Inman, and Jesse Bellew of Mississippi; four brothers, Bill Stewart of Campobello, Marion Stewart Jr. and Don Stewart, both of Tennessee, and Charles Stewart of Inman; ten grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren. She was predeceased by two sons, Roger and Tracy Wofford, three brothers, John, Walter and Ted Stewart, three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services were held at Seawright Funeral Chapel on Monday, June 2, with Rev. Joe Steadman officiating. Burial was in Good Shepherd Memorial Park in Boiling Springs.

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Seawright Funeral Home and Crematory of Inman is in charge of arrangements.

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