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Mary Stanton Gibson Matthes

Decatur, Wise County, Texas, USA
Death 15 Mar 1977 (aged 71)
Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas, USA
Burial Chico, Wise County, Texas, USA
Plot , , [2250]
Memorial ID 43813814 · View Source
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Chico Native Buried Friday

Services were held Friday at Chico Baptist Church for Mary Stanton Matthes, 71, of Lubbock, formerly of Chico. Burial was in Chico Cemetery. Mrs. Matthes died Tuesday, March 15 in Lubbock.

Pallbearers were Henry Brower, Ralph Bass, Claud Coble, Burgess Largent, Everett Johns and George Morrow.

Mrs. Matthes, born Dec. 13, 1905 in Chico, was a former teacher at Brantley-Draughn Business College in Fort Worth.

Survivors include a son, Karl Matthes of Lubbock; sister, Sarah Gantt of Port Arthur; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Arrangements were handled by Hawkins Funeral Home in Bridgeport.

Published in The Messenger (Wise Co., Texas) on March 24, 1977. (Source: Wise County, Texas GenWeb.)

NOTE:According to Mary's birth certificate, she was born in Decatur, Wise Co., Texas instead of Chico, Wise Co., Texas.

NOTE: According to information from the Wise County Website, and a wonderful Find-A-Grave photo volunteer, the grave of Mary Matthes is unmarked.

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  • Added: 1 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 43813814
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Stanton Gibson Matthes (13 Dec 1905–15 Mar 1977), Find A Grave Memorial no. 43813814, citing Chico Cemetery, Chico, Wise County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Padgett Researcher Ruth the Sleuth (contributor 46800776) .