Sophia Jean Mathis
Sophia Jean Mathis passed away Jan. 23, 2017, at her home near Graham. A graveside service will be held at noon Friday, Jan.27, at the Newcastle Cemetery. Family visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at McMillan-Satterwhite Funeral Home.
Sophia was born July 5, 1953 in Brownsville, Pennsylvania. She was a member of the Ladies of 798 and was a member of the Catholic Church.
Survivors include her husband, Mike Mathis of Graham; mother, Emily Olesh of Asheville, N.C.; brother, William Connors of Sarasota, Fla.; sister, Lois Brank of Asheville, N.C.
She was preceded in death by her father, Gene Connors and by two brothers, Eugene and Edward Connors.