COMMERCE – Mollie Russell Mathis, 88, died Monday, March 14, 2011, at her residence.
She was the daughter of the late Ben Lee and Emma Gunter Partin. Two husbands, James Henry Russell and Woodrow Mathis, preceded Mrs. Mathis in death.
Survivors include four sons, Junior (Evelyn) Russell, Blairsville, Thomas (Betty) Russell, Oakwood, Arra Russell, Commerce, and William Russell, Pendergrass; two daughters, Edna Mae (Corbet) Bingham, Commerce, and Emma (Dee) White, Andrews, N.C.; a sister, Roberta Hughes, Cumming; 10 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 16, at 11 a.m., from the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at 4 p.m. at Belle View Church Cemetery in Murphy, N.C. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday, March 15, from 7 to 9 p.m.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.