Matoaka Frances (King) Westbrook

August 14, 1920 ~ March 12, 2023 (age 102) 102 Years Old

Matoaka Westbrook Obituary


Matoaka Frances King Westbrook

August 14, 1920 ~ March 12, 2023


Albertson, NC – Matoaka Frances King Westbrook, age 102 of 110 Woodland Church Road died Sunday, March 12, 2023 at her home.

Matoaka was born August 14, 1920 and for decades was a member of Snow Hill FWB Church, Mount Olive, NC.  She was an active lady that loved her family, church and community.  She was a retired cosmetologist and LPN.  She liked to know people and the news, to be well-dressed, take trips, solve puzzles and watch basketball.

Matoaka is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Joan W. Ivey and husband Billy Joe of Wallace; her son George B Westbrook of Wilson; sister, Vitishie K. Wallace of Mount Olive; sister-in-law, Maggie King of Holly Ridge and three grandchildren, Billy W. Ivey, Ginger I. Massey (Robert) and David E. Westbrook (Mariae).  She is also survived by many great- grandchildren, great-great grandchildren and many beloved nieces, nephews and friends.

Matoaka was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph “Joe” Denny Westbrook; daughter-in-law, Anne I. Westbrook and a granddaughter and grandson, Lisa W. Behrends and G. Bryan Westbrook, Jr.  She is the daughter of the late Edward Chesley and Monnie Hines King and the sister of the late Velinza King, Virginia K. Gurganus and E.C. King, Jr.

We, Matoaka’s family are thankful and appreciative for all the loving kindness received from each one during her life and death.  May you be blessed by God and “To God only wise, be glory through Jesus Christ forever. Amen.” (Romans 16:27)

The family will greet friends briefly at the graveside at Oak Ridge Memorial Park.

Memorial Contributions may be sent to:

Snow Hill FWB Church

1224 Red Hill Road

Mount Olive, NC  28365

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Funeral Service
March 16, 2023

1:00 PM
Pink Hill Funeral Home
1056 Hwy 11
Pink Hill, NC 28572

Interment following funeral service
March 16, 2023

Oak Ridge Memorial Park, NC


Snow Hill FWB Church
1224 Red Hill Road, Mount Olive NC 28365


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