Mildred Elizabeth Ballance Matthews, 89, died Friday, July 14, 2017, at Highland House Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Fayetteville.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Archie Franklin Ballance and Mamie Pittman Ballance; and brothers, Kermit, Edward and Albert Ballance.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. July 16 at Clement Baptist Church by Dr. James Dees Jr. Burial followed at Maxwell Cemetery in Autryville.
Survivors include her son, Ark Matthews and wife Beth; and grandchildren, Katherine Vugrinec and husband Micah, and Alex Matthews; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Clement Baptist Church for the choir, 6020 Maxwell Road, Autryville, NC 28318.
Arrangements by Butler Funeral Home, Stedman.