FRANKLINTON --Mattie Rodwell Alston, 95, died Friday, Jan. 9, 2015. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Jan. 14, at Cutchins Funeral Home in Franklinton, with Elder Claude Perry officiating. Interment followed in Creedmoor Memorial Gardens, Creedmoor.
She was born in Franklin County, daughter of the late James and Nellie Tucker Rodwell. She was a member Christian Faith Center of Creedmoor.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Alston; five sisters, Mary Jane Kenyon, Lucy French, Celia A. Crudup, Annie Bell Johnson and Fannie Mae Allen; and five brothers, James, John, Robert Lee, Charlie and Alec Rodwell.
Surviving: sisters, Bernice Rice and Estelle Parker, both of Franklinton; brothers, Freddie and Joseph Rodwell, both of Durham; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.
Arrangements by Cutchins Funeral Home, Franklinton.