Thelma Lois "May" Mathews(1916 - 2014)

Mathews, Thelma Lois "May" LEMON GROVE -- Thelma Mathews, 98, passed away peacefully in the early evening on March 5th, 2014. She was born on February 22nd, 1916 in Imperial, California. Survivors include her five children: Jack Bransford Jr., Wanda Jean Schrock-Banks, Donald Edward Bransford, Geraldine Lundberg, Sharron Mathews; and many grand- and great- grandchildren. Her employment career included several years at the Navy Depot at North Island, and later she worked at Ryan in their Quality Assurance section where she was very active in their employee union until her retirement. A Celebration of Life will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., on March 27th, in the VFW Hall, 2885 Lemon Grove Ave., Lemon Grove, CA.

Published in The San Diego Union Tribune on Mar. 24, 2014