Shelby  County  Indiana

Mathews / Matthews

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Thursday, May 16, 1946
Mrs. Nellie Hall Mathews
          Mrs. Nellie Hall Mathews,  age sixty-four, sister of  Mrs. Kate Pherson,  of near Waldron, died at 2:00 a.m. Wednesday at the home of a daughter,  Mrs. Ellen Hankins,  near Milroy.  She had been ill with a complication of diseases since December and her condition had been serious for the past month.  Mrs. Mathews was born in Decatur county on August 28, 1881, the daughter of  Harlan and  Elizabeth Hall.  She was a member of the Methodist Church.
          Surviving with the sister, Mrs. Pherson, and the daughter at whose home she died are three sons,  Audrey,  of Rushville;  Russell,  of Milroy, and  Irvin,  near Milroy; two daughters,  Mrs. Kathryn Herberger,  of Illinois and  Mrs. Nita Hankins,  of near Clarksburg; two brothers,  James and  Eugene Hall,  of Indianapolis, and seven grandchildren.
          Funeral services will be held at the Murphy funeral home in Milroy Friday at 2:00 p.m., with Rev. R. O. LaHue officiating.  Burial will be made in the Presbyterian cemetery at Richland.  Friends may call at the funeral home at any time.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
September 1, 1976

          Mrs. Maude Matthews,  88, 747 Colescott St., died at 10:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Greensburg Nursing Home after an extended illness.  She had been a patient there since Aug. 5.
          Born April 20, 1888 in Cythiana[sic], Ky., the daughter of  John K. and Elizabeth Smith,  she was first married to  Hollis Lyvers  who preceded her in death and later married  Fields Matthews,  who also preceded her in death.
          Surviving are a son,  Burton Lyvers,  with whom she made her home and a brother,  William Smith,  Shelbyville.  Two brothers and a sister preceded in death.
          Mrs. Matthews was a member of Second Baptist Church.  She was a Dayton, Ohio resident until 1961 when she moved to Shelbyville.
          Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday at the Murphy Mortuary with the Rev. James Robinson officiating.  Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.  Friends may call at the mortuary after 4:00 p.m. Friday.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Daily  Evening  Democrat
Wednesday, October 26, 1881
          Rev. Mathews,  of Hanover township, died on Monday in Ohio, and was buried at Hanover Church, near Morristown, yesterday.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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