Clell Russell Matthews 83, of Oswego, IN passed away on Saturday, October 3, 2009 in Warsaw, IN. Russell was born on November 18, 1925 in Addison, KY, the son of Zetta Sarver Matthews and Clell Matthews. Russell is survived by his wife of 62 years, Charlotte Matthews. In addition to his wife, Charlotte, Russell is survived by his children, Maurita Matthews Dettmer (Dennis) of Hazelton, PA, David Clell Matthews (Ellen Morley) of Indianapolis, and Diane Matthews Warford (Bob) of Stilwell, KS. A memorial service celebrating the life of Clell Russell Matthews will be held on Friday, October 9, 2009 at 1 p.m. at the Oswego Community Center, 3065 East Rader Road, Oswego, IN. Memorial contributions may be made to Indiana Lyons Eye & Tissue Transplant Bank or Kosciusko County Home Health Care & Hospice Center through the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home, 84 West Main Street, Peru, IN 46970.
Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Oct. 7, 2009