Louise C. Mathis
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CAMPOBELLO, SC-- Louise Cothran Mathis, age 87, widow of Harold Mathis, went home to be with the Lord on June 19, 2014 at Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, Landrum, SC.
Born September 1, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Pearl Gosnell and Broadus Cothran. She was a member of Holston Creek Baptist Church. In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by a brother, Hugh B. Cothran and a sister, Clara Inez Cothran Whitmire.
She is survived by two beloved brothers, Leroy Cothran and wife Earline of Inman and Bobby Cothran and wife Linda of Greenwood, SC, sister in law Thelma J. Cothran, a brother in law Grover C. Whitmire and his wife, Ann.
Other beloved and blessed family members include Buddy and Doris Cothran of Inman, Kathy Whitmire Romeo of Cary, NC, Karen Whitmire Copley and Walker of Spartanburg, SC, Greg M. Cothran of Hendersonville, TN, Glenn and Sheila Whitmire of Mill Spring, NC, Rodney and Pam Cothran of Fort Mill, SC, and Carol Whitmire Harwell and Rick of Gastonia, NC. She also had 21 great nieces, nephews and spouses who loved her very much, along with many great great nieces and nephews. Other nieces and nephews include Roger and Rita Mathis of Campobello, Stanley Reynolds, Trudy Morrow, Wilma Davis, Marcia Youther and Johnny Mathis.
Lou was a passionate, opinionated, generous and loving sister and aunt to all of us. We will miss her very much.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00pm Sunday, June 22, 2014 at Petty Funeral Chapel conducted by the Reverend Dr. Reggie Parker.
Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Holston Creek Baptist Church, 311 Holston Creek Church Road, Inman, SC 29349 or to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, 260 Fairwinds Road, P.O. Box 127, Landrum, SC 29356.
Condolences may be left at www.pettyfuneralhome.com.
Petty Funeral Home & Crematory, Landrum, SC
Petty Funeral Home
124 North Trade Street Landrum, SC 29356
Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from June 20 to June 21, 2014