Mary Elizabeth Stone (Betsey) Mattox

by | Oct 2, 2015 | Obituaries

Daleville, Va.—Mary Elizabeth Stone (Betsey) Mattox, of Glade Hill and more recently of The Glebe, died peacefully Thursday, September 3, 2015.

She was the daughter of Crispin Clack Stone and Julia Gatewood Cooper Stone. Her husband, Calvin Bryant Mattox, her son-in-law, Malcolm Rosenberg, her brother and sister-in-law, James and Wilda Stone, and her sister and brother-in-law, Nancy and Henry Perdue, predeceased her.

Betsey was independent, an avid sports fan, and loved the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains. She enjoyed golf for over 40 years as a member of Willow Creek, The Waterfront and The Water’s Edge Country Clubs. In 1988, she was the Ladies Club Champion at The Water’s Edge. Betsey was a charter member of Christ Community Church in Penhook. She was a loving mother, a true and loyal friend and an inspiration and role model to many. She will be missed by those who knew and loved her.

She is survived by her loving daughter, Diane Rosenberg of Roanoke. Affectionately known as Granny Bet, she is also survived by Rick and Rebecca Rosenberg of Chapel Hill, N.C., their children Sarah, Lake, Abby and Gabe and Stephen and Eliane Rosenberg of Atlanta, Ga., and their children Talia and Lucas. Dana Uzelac, whom she called her second daughter, also survives her.

Graveside services were held at Franklin Memorial Park with the Rev. Gerald Carter officiating. Contributions in her memory to the charity of your choice. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service & Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.