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Christine McClendon Mathews, age 86, formerly of Plainview, passed away at home in Kennedale, TX on Monday, November 5, 2012.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, November 8, 2012 at Plainview Memorial Park, with Pastor Joe Weldon officiating.
Funeral service arrangements are under the direction of Wood-Dunning Funeral Home.
There will a family visitation at 10 a.m. Thursday, November 8th at the funeral home before the service.
Ada Christine McClendon Mathews was born on June 14, 1926 in McNairy County, TN to Sep. D. and Ada Toy (Archer) Scott. Christine and B.W. McClendon were married on October 4, 1947 in Corinth, MS. He preceded her in death on June 2, 1985. After B.W.'s death, she married Benny Mathews. Christine spent her life in service as a Licensed Vocational Nurse, working at the hospital in Plainview, then as a private-care home health nurse. She retired in December of 1996. Christine was a member of Date Street Baptist Church, and then later at Parkview Baptist Church. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Christine is survived by three sons, Garry McClendon and his wife Jana, Bray W. McClendon and his wife Nancy, Michael McClendon and his wife Marsha; one daughter, Carol McClendon Carrell and her husband Mike; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, B.W. McClendon; her brother, S.D. Scott, Jr.; three sisters, Thelma Askew, Nellie Gilliland and Doris Holloway; one grandchild and one great-grandchild.
Wood-Dunning Funeral Home, (806) 296-5566.
Published in The Jackson Sun on Nov. 7, 2012