|Birth: ||Sep. 13, 1911|
|Death: ||Jul. 22, 2004|
Odis was the fourth of six children born to David Hilary and Ada Jane (Beene) Matthews. He married Nobie Dee Hilliard in 1933 and they had two daughters: Betty and Venita Jane.
Comanche Chief NewsóComanche, Texas
July 29, 2004
Odis Matthews, 91, a retired farmer, of Comanche passed away Thursday, July 22, 2004 in the Comanche Community Hospital.
Odis was born September 13, 1911 in Comanche, the son of the late David Hilery and Ada Jane Beene Mathews. He married Nibie Hilliard on September 16, 1933 in Comanche. She preceded him in death on November 19, 1995.
He was a farmer in the Indian Creek community for more than fifty years. He was a member and Elder of the Pearl Street Church of Christ. He was a life long resident of Comanche County.
Odis is survived by two daughters, Betty Heede and husband, Conrad of Bedford; and Jane Leslie and husband, Dwain of Austin; one brother, Norman Matthews and wife Ruth Merle of Comanche; one sister, Inez Fisher of Comanche; five grandchildren, John, Brent, Lori, Kirk, and Conrad; two-great-grandchildren, and twenty two nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Zue Smart and Gladys Power, one brother, Jerald Matthews and one grandson, Steve.
Funeral services for Odis Matthews were at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 24, 2004 at the Hall & Sons Funeral Home Chapel with Jim Hall and Gerald Stockstill officiating. Interment was in the Comanche County Gardens of Memory with Hall & sons Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Should friends desire, memorials may be made to the Pearl Street Church of Christ.
David Hilery Matthews (1873 - 1945)
Ada Jane Beene Matthews (1876 - 1968)
Nobie Dee Hilliard Matthews (1912 - 1995)*
Venita Jane Matthews Lesley (1939 - 2005)*
Martin Gerald Matthews (1900 - 1984)*
Sarah Missouri Matthews Smart (1903 - 1989)*
Gladys Mae Matthews Power (1909 - 1995)*
Odis Hilary Matthews (1911 - 2004)
Inez Lucille Matthews Fisher (1915 - 2015)*
Norman Beene Matthews (1917 - 2011)*
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