Barbara J. Mathis, 70, of Etowah passed away Wednesday, October 19, 2011.
She was a native of Henderson County. Mrs. Mathis was a daughter of the late Eugene and Beulah Ledbetter Saltz and is preceded in death by her husband Nelson Mathis.
She was a member of the Antioch Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sons, Nelson Dwaine and John Martin Mathis; daughter, Mollie Mathis Conner; all of Hendersonville, five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be at 4:00 p.m. Friday, October 21, 2011 in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Reverends Jerry Lively and Tommy Hart will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the chapel at Forest Lawn Funeral Home.