Trina Michelle's Story
ASHEBORO, NC — Trina Michelle Thomas Mathena, 44, of Asheboro, NC, formerly of Arista Mountain, died Monday, February 6, 2017. Born December 24, 1972 at Mullens, she was the daughter of Dianna Hutchins of Matoaka and the late Ralph Davis Thomas.
Trina was a 2001 graduate of Bluefield State College and was formerly employed as a Health Care Assistant.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Ralph Thomas; and her maternal grandparents, Willis and Wilma Akers.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by two sons, Bradley Smith of Asheboro, NC and Shannon "Shane" Smith of Sanford, NC; one step-son, Cody Mathena of Princeton; two sisters, Milissa Hylton and husband David of Graham, NC and Misty Thomas of Winston-Salem, NC; and her paternal grandmother, Mary Thomas of Denver, NC.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Duke Cancer Institute for Brain Cancer, "Angels Among Us," Duke Health Development and Alumni Affairs, 710 W. Main Street, Suite 200, Durham, NC 27701.
A memorial service will be conducted at 12:00 p.m. Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Glenwood Park, Shelter #5 near Princeton. Friends and family are invited to bring and share their favorite covered dish.
Information by Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.bailey-kirk.com.
Published on  April 11, 2017