Sandra Faye (Matthews) Autry, 73 went to be with the Lord on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at UNC Healthcare in Chapel Hill.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 3:00 PM Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Oasis Bethany Church of God of Prophecy, officiating will be Dr. Jeff Burkhardt, Pastor Craig Autry, and Bishop George McLaughlin. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM to 2:50 PM Sunday at the church prior to the service.
Sandra was born in Cumberland County to the late John Marion Matthews and Oma Grace Bunce Matthews.
Sandra was a loving wife, mother, grandmother or "Revered Nana" as she was called, and she will be truly missed by all who knew her. She was with the the Ladies Auxillary with the Bethany Volunteer Fire Department for over 53 years, was a life long member of Oasis Bethany Church of God of Prophecy. In addition to being a member of the church, Sandra also helped in feeding over 40 families a month with the food box program, and cooked meals on Wednesday for Children's Ministry. In cooking meals for the Children's Ministry she has prepared over 7,000 meals in a single year.
She leaves to cherish her memory her husband of 55 years, Bill E. Autry of the home; sons, William Craig Autry & wife, Lisa of Fayetteville, and Jason Byron Autry & wife, Lisa of Stedman; grandchildren, McKenzie Grace Autry, Klaybrin Zion Autry, Gabriele Faith Autry, Mason Azariah Autry, and Asher Byron Autry.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Sandra's honor to Oasis Bethany Church of God of Prophecy's Food Ministry, 7350 Maxwell Road, Stedman, NC 28391.
Services entrusted to Butler Funeral Home, 6535 Clinton Road, Stedman, NC 28391.
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