Beatrice E. Matthews, 87, of London, died at 8:40 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013 in Mount Carmel West Hospital in Columbus.
Born June 6, 1926 in Greentree, Pennsylvania, she was a daughter of Benedict Wilhelm and Margaret Ruth (Heckler) Miller.
She was a member of the Community United Methodist Church in Irwin, Pennsylvania.
Survivors are her daughter, Joan A. (William) Cox of London; step-grandchildren, William H. Cox Jr. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Dana L. Latham of Greenville, North Carolina; numerous step-great-grandchildren; one step-great-great-granddaughter; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Her husband, Robert E. Matthews, preceded her in death on March 15, 1984. Also preceding her in death were her parents; her twin sister, Bernice Gross; sister, Louise Hughes; and a brother, Donald Miller.
Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013 in the Lafayette United Methodist Church. Pastor Carolyn Peacock will be officiating. Friends may call at the EBERLE-FISHER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 103 N. Main St., in London from 4-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16. Additional services and visitation will be conducted at the James Lindsay Funeral Home in Harrison City, Pennsylvania. Interment will follow in Brush Creek Cemetery in Irwin, Pennsylvania.
If they wish, friends may make memorial contributions to Mrs. Matthews' family.
Online condolences may be made to her family at www.eberlefisherfuneralhome.com.