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Conley Lee Mathis, 82

Conley Lee Mathis, 82

Conley Lee Mathis, 82, of Hendersonville went to be with our dear Lord in Heaven, Sunday, February 21, 2016 at The Oaks of Brevard.
He was the son of the late Zeb and Sally Parker Mathis and was also preceded in death by his wife Lula Roselle Ward Mathis, a son Tony L. Mathis, a daughter Sheila A. Mathis and 6 brothers and sisters.
He was a member of Jones Gap Baptist Church, was a devoted husband, father and grandfather and a friend to all who knew him and he will be missed by many.
He owned and operated Mathis Grading Company, was an avid outdoorsman and loved to fish and cut timber.
Survivors include five sons, James C. Mathis and his wife Linda of Rutherfordton, Bruce Mathis and his wife Lisa of Hendersonville, Fred Mathis and his wife Debbie of Hendersonville, John T. Mathis and his wife Mamie of Polk County NC, and Mark Mathis and his wife Beverly of Etowah; two brothers, Tom and Claude Mathis of Jackson County; two sisters, Bessie Ammons and Mary Joe Aiken both of Jackson County; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held 11:00 AM Thursday, February 25, 2016 at Jones Gap Baptist Church with the Revs. Curtis Pace and Joshua Mathis officiating. Burial will follow at Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Thursday at Jones Gap Baptist Church.
Condolence cards may be sent to the family at or PO Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.