Matilda J. Mosley (SILVER SPRINGS, Md.)

SILVER SPRINGS, Md. - After several months of illness, Deaconess Matilda J. Mosley entered into eternal rest on Tuesday morning, July 8, 2008 at Manor Care Nursing Facility, Silver Springs, Maryland. Deaconess Mosley is a native of Edgefield, South Carolina, and the daughter of the late Mr. & Mrs. Lucious (Angeline Nicholson) Young, Sr. She attended the public schools of Edgefield County and also graduated from Bettis Academy High School in Trenton, South Carolina. For more than seventy (70) years, Deaconess Mosley has resided in the Washington/Maryland Metropolitan area. A devoted member of Canaan Baptist Church where she served many years as a member of the Ladies Guild. She was a devoted member of the Missionary Board and the Deaconess Board, in addition, she thoroughly enjoyed working with the Tuesday Feeding Groups. Deaconess Mosley enjoyed the honor bestowed upon her by Pastor Cornelius Carter, Jr., as "Mother." She leaves to mourn her passing, one (1) brother, Samuel Young, Sr., Edgefield, South Carolina; two (2) sisters, Mrs. Juliette Young Bynoe, Columbia, South Carolina and Mrs. Katie Young Green, New Britain, Connecticut; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Marshall Funeral Home, Washington, D.C. and local arrangements by Miller's Funeral Home, 136 Kershaw St., SE, Aiken, South Carolina. Friends may call at Miller's Funeral Home, 136 Kershaw St., SE, Aiken, South Carolina. (803) 649-2055

The Augusta Chronicle-July 11, 2008