Dorothy Young Matthews will be celebrate 95 years of age on August 11.
Dorothy was born in Angier to Oscar Swift Young and Willie Stephenson on August 11, 2017. She and her family lived on a large farm in rural Harnett County, on what is now known as Young Road, and included Charles, Mary Francis, and Soulou; sister Janice lives in Coats. Soulou, a flight attendant, for Delta Airlines died tragically in a crash in 1948 when she was 26 years of age.
Dorothy graduated from Coats High School, attended Meridith College and Ms. Hardbarger’s School of Business where she excelled. She always wanted to work in the business world and was employed at Carolina Public Service, the Federal Land Bank, as a personal secretary to Mr. Stewart of the Stewart-Everett Theaters in Dunn and Robert E Mason for many years in Charlotte.
Ms. Matthews is always interested in new adventures; she has had so many wonderful experiences traveling to many places in the United States as well as Cuba. After she married Troy B. Matthews Jr. in 1985, she moved to Kipling and attends Kipling UMC.
She currently resides at Brookfield Assisted Living Center in Lillington. Her many friends are invited to celebrate her birthday and wish her many more wonderful years.