Mattie Clara Shoulders, of Chattanooga, died on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 in a local hospital.
She retired from Hamilton County Schools, Lookout Valley Middle High School being her last teaching assignment. She was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her siblings, Dorothy Wiley, Catherine Sanderfer and Luther Weaver.
She is survived by her husband, James Shoulders, Sr.; son, James (Monica) Shoulders, Jr. of Glen Allen, Va.; daughters, Valerie Brown of Hixson, Venitta Hill of Henrico, Va., Catherine (Austin) Cudjoe of Norcross, Ga., and Regina Shoulders of Chattanooga; seven grandchildren; brothers, James (Barbara) Weaver of Athens, Ala., and Leon (Eva) Weaver of Marietta, Ga.; sisters, Ophelia (James) Burton of Reston, Va., Marietta (William) Hudgins and Rhonda Weaver, both of Athens, Ala.; several nieces; nephews; cousins; other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be on Friday, June 15, from 6-8 p.m. at Taylor Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be on Saturday, June 16, at noon in the chapel with Pastor James E. Calhoun as the eulogist. Burial will be in Forest Hills Cemetery.