|Birth: ||Sep. 11, 1911|
|Death: ||Mar. 19, 1986|
William Ralph Mathis, 74, 2004 Wax Road, S. E., died Wednesday afternoon at a Rome hospital. Mr. Mathis was a native of Fanning County, born Sept. 11, 1911. He was a member of Liberty View Baptist Church. Prior to retirement after 40 years of service, he was employed by WestPoint Pepperell Manufacturing Company. He was a veteran of World War II.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Edith Smith, Rome; two sons, Larry Mathis, Rome, and Thomas Mathis, Charlotte, N.C.; two sisters, Mrs. Ina Wise and Mrs. Mary Lou Boatner, both of Lindale; four half-brothers, Carl Grindstaff and Clarence Grindstaff, both of Rome, Glenn Grindstaff, Lindale, and Charles Grindstaff, Cedartown; five grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the chapel of Daniel's Funeral Home with the Revs. Avery G. Ferguson and John M. Green officiating.
Pallbearers are James Boatner, Cliff Boatner, Wade Boatner, David Wise, Wesley Grindstaff and Lamar Huckaby.
Rome News Tribune March 20, 1986
J J Mathews (1869 - 1914)
Effie Orton Grindstaff (1888 - 1930)
Edith Lorene Huckaby Jackson (1925 - 2009)*
Blanch Mathis Barber (1907 - 1973)*
William Ralph Mathis (1911 - 1986)
Mary Lou Matthews Boatner (1914 - 1988)*
Carl Ephram Grindstaff (1917 - 2006)**
Clarence Grindstaff (1923 - 2010)**
Charles Edward Grindstaff (1925 - 1993)**
New Bethel Cemetery
Created by: Joyce Mize Worsham
Record added: Oct 21, 2012
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