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 Dorothy Lawson <I>Mattocks</I> Humphrey

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Dorothy Lawson Mattocks Humphrey

  • Birth 20 Oct 1914 Onslow County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 10 May 2011 Richlands, Onslow County, North Carolina, USA
  • Burial Jacksonville, Onslow County, North Carolina, USA
  • Plot Roseland 1 plot 231-1
  • Memorial ID 69714114

RICHLANDS NC - Dorothy Lawson Mattocks Humphrey VonCannon, 96, of Richlands, died Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at her residence.

She was born Oct. 20, 1914, in Onslow County and graduated from Dixon High School in 1931. She received a teaching degree from East Carolina University in 1935. Mrs. VonCannon taught school in Onslow and Duplin Counties for 30 years. She was past president of the United Daughters of The Confederacy, past regent of American Daughters of The Revolution, member of the Retired Teachers' Organization, member of the Delta Kappa Gamma, past member of the Onslow Homemakers and active member of the Richlands United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, William Ray Humphrey and Luther Paul VonCannon; brothers, Philip Mattocks and Theodore (Bud) Mattocks.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 13, 2011, at Richlands United Methodist Church with the Rev. Stan Brown and Billy Spencer officiating. Burial will follow at Onslow Memorial Park.

Mrs. VonCannon is survived by her daughters, Dorothy Ward Hack and husband Bruce of Gainesville, Va., Jean Ray Nicholson and husband Douglas of Topsail Beach and Susan Mattocks Hoggard and husband Robert of Merry Hill; stepdaughter, Ann Redmond of Dunn; six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and six stepgrandchildren.

The family will receive friends at 1 p.m. on Friday at Richlands United Methodist Church.

Flowers are welcome, or memorials may be made to the Richlands United Methodist Church, 101 East Hargett St., Richlands, NC 28574.

Condolences may be made at

Arrangements by Johnson Funeral Home, Richlands.

Published in Jacksonville NC Daily News May 12, 2011.

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w/o William Ray Humphrey & Luther Paul VonCannon





  • Created by: William L Silliman
  • Added: 12 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 69714114
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Dorothy Lawson Mattocks Humphrey (20 Oct 1914–10 May 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 69714114, citing Onslow Memorial Park, Jacksonville, Onslow County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by William L Silliman (contributor 46481338) .