Marviene Mathis

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AVERA, Ga. - Marviene Norton Mathis, 90, loving wife of the late William Louis "Moon" Mathis, entered into her eternal rest Saturday, July 2, 2016 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with the Reverend John Beck officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The eldest of four children born to the late Margaret Warren Norton and the late Zellie B. Norton, Marviene was a native of Spalding County, graduating from high school in McDonough, where she met and married the love of her life, making her home in Avera since 1947 and faithfully serving her Lord and Savior at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. A loyal friend with a generous spirit, she had a servant's heart with a quiet and unassuming demeanor. Her greatest pleasure was being with her family, especially the grandchildren and great grandchildren. Being reunited with her husband, Marviene's eternity has begun where she is now basking in God's glory. Marviene is also preceded in death by her siblings, Sybil Cleveland and Chester Norton. Survivors include her children, Claude Mathis (Vi) of Thomson, Marsha Hughes and Warren Mathis (Pamela); a brother, Randall Norton (Sue); six grandchildren, Kim Prater (Two), Wes Mathis (Connie), Brooke Axon (Jay), Brad Hughes, Ashley Brown (Michael) and Jason Mathis (Holly); and ten great-grandchildren. Serving as pallbearers will be Jay Axon, Michael Brown, Anthony Clark, Russell Clark, Brad Hughes and Jason Mathis. Junior pallbearers will be great-grandsons, Drake Axon and Kaden Mathis. The family respectfully requests that in lieu of flowers memorial contributions be made to Pleasant Grove Cemetery Fund, c/o Bobbie Williams, 1092 Oak Street, Avera, GA 30803. The family will receive friends at James Funeral Home from 6:00-8:00 P.M. Tuesday evening, July 5, 2016. Visit for more detail and to post remembrances. James Funeral Home - Wrens, GA

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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on July 4, 2016
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