Matilda Ann Jackson Tingler of Fayetteville went home to be with the Lord Friday, June 2, 2023. She was born Aug. 31, 1950, to the late Sanford and Matha Jackson of Dunn. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 38 years, Hollis Glen Tingler Jr., and a sister, Faye Carolyn Jackson.
She was a 1968 graduate of Dunn High School and a 1972 graduate of Campbell College with a degree in elementary education. She taught several years at various schools in Cumberland County, including Douglas Byrd Elementary. She also assisted her husband with the Adult Sunday School Class at Church of the Open Door for many years. Sharing the Gospel was a big part of her life, and she participated in the Navigators Evangelism Program.
One of her special joys was baking sweet treats, especially with her great-niece and nephew.
She is survived by her sister, Sandra Ashworth, and husband, Gary, of Dunn; nephew and niece, Travis Ashworth, Maranda Walsh and husband, Joshua, all of Dunn; great-niece and nephew, Amara and Connor Walsh.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 7, at Church of the Open Door in Fayetteville with the Rev. Jon Wixtrom officiating. Burial will follow in Lafayette Memorial Park West.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, at Jernigan Warren Funeral Home in Fayetteville, and other times at the home of Maranda Walsh.
Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to Gideons International.
Online condolences may be sent to www.jerniganwarren.com
Arrangements by Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home, 545 Ramey St., Fayetteville, NC 28301