MATLOCK, Ora Eugene Jr.
Ora Eugene “Gene” Matlock, Jr. died Friday, February 21, 2014 in Fayetteville, GA after a short illness. The son of the late O.E. Matlock, Sr. and Grace Martin Matlock, he was born in Marietta, GA and was a lifetime resident of Georgia. A member of MENSA, he was a graduate of Sprayberry High School, Oglethorpe University, and received an M.B.A. from Georgia State University. He served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam, then worked as a bond broker until his retirement. He is survived by Leslie Gullatt, his wife of many years and her niece, Erin, and nephew Kyle and his wife Emily; brother John Jacob Matlock, II of Marietta and sister, Lily Grace M. Hudson (Thomas B.) of Gambrills, MD and Pawleys Island, SC. Visitation will be Monday evening at Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home in Marietta from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Interment will be at Snow Hill Methodist Cemetery in Franklin, N.C. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Snow Hill Cemetery Trust, 330 Snow Hill Road, Franklin, N.C. 28734.