Matthews, Mattie Waters 100, a 30 year "honored" retiree at Methodist Hospital, Dallas, passed November 11, in Tyler. The eight child born to the union of Henry and Susie Wilkins Waters. Mattie was born August 1st, 1910, in Gladewater, Texas. At an early frige she united with New Mountain CME Church in Gladewater, Texas. Mattie attended Smith County schools and Texas College, Tyler. Upon the me ve to Dallas, in 1938, she united with Carter Temple CME Church. Mattie served her church faithfully for 72 years. She was President of the Dallas/ Fort Worth District Annual Conference Usher Board for a number of years. She was preceded in death by husbands Archie Nealy and Everett Mathews, her parents, five brothers and two sisters. Survivors include niece Gladys Waters Square, Tyler, nephews (Ervin Lee (wife Jewel) and Morris (wife Magaline) Waters) Dallas; great nieces (10+) great nephews (8+) and a host of great, great nieces and nephews; also a faithful and cherishing host of relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held Sat. November 20 at 11:00am at Carter Temple CME, 2503 Crossman, Dallas, TX. Burial will follow at Lincoln Memorial Park, Dallas, TX. Sterling Funeral Directors 903-592-0886
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Published in Dallas Morning News on Nov. 19, 2010