Obituary for Mattie Starnes
Mattie Starnes, age 96, of Granite Falls passed away peacefully at Caldwell County Hospice and Palliative Care in Hudson on May 10, 2017. She was born in Caldwell County, April 27, 1921, daughter of the late George and Allie Link.
Ms. Mattie, a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Hudson, was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Jacob Starnes and son Cecil Max Starnes along with two sisters and four brothers.
Left to cherish her memories is her sister Allie Sue Teague of Roanoke, VA; daughter-in-law, Janet Starnes; two grandsons, Dean Starnes and wife Cindy, Cecil Max Starnes Jr. and wife Charla both of Granite Falls; five great-grandchildren, Elechia Morgan and husband Darnell, Sierra Starnes, Brittany Greene and husband Josh, Heather Barnhardt and husband Adam, Holly Starnes and husband Todd; eight great-great grandchildren, Makenzie, Rylan, and Cayslen Morgan, Jayden and Gage Watlington, Gavin and Easton Starnes, Abby Barnhardt.
The family will receive friends Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 3:00 PM until 5:00 PM at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Hudson, NC. The funeral service will follow at 5:00 PM with Rev. Glenn Walker and Rev. John Green officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Hills Cemetery following the service.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Mt. Zion Bus Fund, 1787 Cajah’s Mountain Rd, Hudson, NC 28638 or Concord Baptist Church Building Fund, PO Box 127, Granite Falls, NC 28630.