MATHEWS, Claudine R. She was born on July 19, 1926 and left to be with the Lord on November 9, 2011. Preceded in death by her husband, Amos Willard Mathews; daughter, Jimmie Carol Farmer; mother, Zora Roberts; 3 sisters and 1 brother. Mrs. Mathews was truly a precious treasure from God, loved by so many, and selfless. She was a lifelong member of Bethel Church of the Nazarene in Nashville. She worked for Southern Sole, and later retired from Genesco Shoe. She is survived by her grandson, Cris (Desiree) Farmer; granddaughter, Dana (Steve) Effler; great-grandsons, Rob and Nick Effler; nieces, Sue (Bill) Gunn and Mary Jo Justice, Cameron Justice, who she raised as her own, and several great-nieces and great-nephews. Visitation at Phillips-Robinson Funeral Home, Sunday from 2-7 p.m., and Monday from 12 p.m. until the time of service at 2 p.m., Pastor Michael Hancock officiating. Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery. PHILLIPS-ROBINSON FUNERAL HOME, 2707 Gallatin Rd., (615) 262-3312. Still Family Owned
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Published in The Tennessean on Nov. 12, 2011