In Memory Of

James Edward Matheny

Bryan, Texas

Guest Book

Thank you, Mr. Matheny, for your kindnesses and wonderful teaching of vocal music. I will always remember you with gratitude and fondness.

Jim Matheny taught me to live from the inside out - connecting with the source of Love, who is Christ our Lord, to find the light and life to live with authenticity and power. Whenever I see or hear beauty, especially choral music, I think of Jim and how he shaped my life through music. May his joy be fulfilled and his life continue to inspire and bless others. Kim Moore

I have used the techniques Mr. Matheny taught me both at church and at school in my part-time music career. I also remember the fun times we had at the pizza parties. Thank you for having us at your home.

Kay Rogers Smith

Mr. Matheny influenced my life in remarkable ways. He inspired me to sing and use my creativity throughout my life. He has never been and never shall be forgotten by this student. Joanna Bills Stauts

Mr. Matheny was an inspiration to the whole choir and made me feel very special-I was in his choir in '64 and '65. My prayers are with all of you.

My sincere prayers go to each of you during this time. Mr. Matheny was one of
my teachers in the 60's which I always

Mr. Matheny was a great inspiration for the honor choir members of 1965. He worked us really hard but it paid off. I enjoyed this class most of all.
Peggy Murray Huffman

Each Sunday & practice for my Church, I remember Mr Matheny. The world has lost a great treasure but he will always be in our hearts. Much love to his family. The best memory was taking our choir to Stephen F Austin and winning.

Please note Jim's portrait was made be Carol Mason, MHS art teacher.


James's Obituaries

September 5, 1932 - November 4, 2012 LANCASTER, UK After a grace-filled life of music and creativity, James Edward (Jim) Matheny passed peacefully from this life on November 4, 2012. Born at home in Oklahoma City to Jesse Wilson Matheny and Naomi Laverna Doty, he announced his passion for...

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