Mrs. Mattie Mae Alewine, 96, daughter of the late Alice White and Richard Wilson, was born April 16, 1927 in Greensboro, North Carolina. On Friday, May 5, 2023, she was called home to be with the Lord from Lexington Medical Center, West Columbia, South Carolina.
Mrs. Mattie attended Booker T. Washington High School, later attending Twin City High School in Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina. Mrs. Mattie joined Friendship Missionary Baptist Church at an early age and remained a lifelong member. She was currently the Mother of the Church.
Mrs. Mattie was married to the late J.C. Alewine, Sr. She was employed by Rikard Nursing Home, today known as Lexington Medical Center Extended Care in Lexington, South Carolina until her retirement.
She was preceded in death by her husband, J.C. Alewine and three daughters, Clara Smith, Carol Ann Addy and Virginia Alewine and four sons, Clarence Alewine, Freddie Alewine, J.C. Alewine, Jr. and Terry Alewine.
Those left to celebrate her life and cherish her precious memories include: one son – Johnny Alewine of Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina; five daughters – Marie Phillips, Nancy Alewine and Brenda Norris, all of Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina, Sonja Holloway of Irmo, South Carolina and Linda (Charlie) Burton of Lexington, South Carolina; one sister – Linda (George) Estrade; one brother – James White of Columbia, South Carolina; four special daughters – Darlene Abney, Josephine Robinson, Linda B. Johnson and Dot West; twenty-five grandchildren, sixty-nine great-grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends who will miss her deeply.
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