Woodward, Okla. — Paul Wayne Mathews AGE: 85
DIED : February 4, 2008 PLACE: Amarillo, Texas
SERVICES: 2:00 PM Thursday, February 7, 2008, at the First Baptist Church in Skellytown with Rev. Fines Marchman, pastor, and Rev. Jim Fox, chaplain of Vista Care Hospice of Amarillo, officiating.
BURIAL: Memory Gardens Cemetery in Pampa, under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors of Pampa.
Mr. Mathews was born March 1, 1922 in Seneca, Missouri. He married Arlene Burnett on June 8, 1946 in Columbus, Kansas. He had been a resident of Skellytown since 1947, moving to Amarillo two years ago.
Paul worked for Skelly/Getty Oil for 36 years. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army, serving during World War II where he earned a Bronze Star. Paul was a deacon and member of the First Baptist Church of Skellytown for many years. He was a charter member and committee member of Skel-Tex Credit Union.
SURVIVORS: Wife: Arlene B. Mathews of the home; 3 daughters: Karen Horner and husband Jimmie, Nancy Fox and husband Jimmy, and Denise Smyth and husband Blaine, all of Amarillo; 2 sisters: Virginia Moudy of Okmulgee, Oklahoma, and Norma Jean Pryor of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; 1 brother: Merle W. Mathews of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; brother-in-law: Bobby Lavoe Burnett of Amarillo; 7 grandchildren, 3 step-grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren.
MEMORIALS: BSA Hospice, P.O. Box 950, Amarillo, Texas 79105, or First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 176, Skellytown, Texas 79080.
SPECIAL NOTICE: The family will receive friends at Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors in Pampa from 6:30-8:00 PM on Wednesday, February 6, 2008.
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