JEFFERSONVILLE - Mathews, Mary "Virginia," 95, passed away on Sunday, April 13, 2014.
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Virginia was born on July 9, 1918 in Louisville, and was a homemaker who made a happy home, welcoming everyone who visited including all dogs who appeared on their doorstep. She and husband Chet always enjoyed travel and the company of family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Chester; her parents, Madge and Amedee Richy; a brother, Francis Richy; and later, a longtime companion, William Harrod.
Virginia is survived by a son, Robert (Sherry) Mathews; a daughter, Joy (Dick) Morris; a sister, Helen Brotzge; five grandchildren, Michael (Carolyn) Mathews, Audra (Kenneth) Phillips, Julie (Bryan) Rose, Tony Johnson, and Angie (Shannon) James; six great-grandchildren; six stepgreat-grandchildren; one niece and one nephew.
Virginia had a deep love for all animals and in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Kentucky Humane Society.
Cremation was chosen according to Virginia's wishes. Scott Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.
To leave a special message for the family, please visit: www.scottfuneralhome.com
Scott Funeral Homes, Inc.
2515 Veterans Parkway
Jeffersonville, IN 47130
Published in The Courier-Journal on Apr. 17, 2014