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Leoda Joe Mathis

Leoda J. Mathis, 76, of Whittier, passed away Tuesday February 18, 2020. A native and lifelong resident of Jackson County, he was the son of the late Virgle and Icelene Brown Mathis. Leoda retired from the NCDOT and was an avid outdoorsman and he loved playing softball. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his first wife, Eleanor Griner, his sister, Blanch Mathis, his daughter Joi Mathis and two grandsons; Keyshawn and Isaiah Johnson. He is survived by his children; Paula Mathis of Sylva Icelene (Reggie) Smith of Whittier Natalie (Greg) Norman of Sylva Chad (Jessica) Mathis of Georgia Shahide Mathis of Cashiers Grandchildren- Kirstyn, Whitney, Deanah, Tanner and Lydia Great Grandchildren- Kayden, Jesslyn and Felix Siblings- Cornelius (Linda) Mathis, Bonnie (Roger) Melton, Mary Brown, Dennis Mathis and Debbie Allison and a special nephew- Allen Fortner Services will be announced at a later date

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Chad and Shahide: Christopher, Jalen and I express our most heartfelt condolences, we were saddened to learn of your fathers passing. We will keep you uplifted in prayer during this time.

Gretta Rosbor-Worley Feb 20 2020 12:00 AM

RIP Fly High With The Angels.Prayers for the Family.

Linda Fowler Feb 19 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Leoda Mathis

Linda Fowler Feb 19 2020 12:00 AM

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Friends and Family Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM