Bessie M. Mathis

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Bessie Mae Mathis, 94, of Laurel, Del., formerly of Poplar Springs, died Sunday, May 20, 2012, at Caroline Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Denton.

Born Jan. 5, 1918, in Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Jesse and Mary Perry Wilder.

She had worked for the Howard County Board of Education.

Surviving are sons Vernon Mathis, of Front Royal, Va., and David Mathis, of Laurel, Del.; a sister, Hazel Standifer, of Carroll County; grandchildren Michael, Chris and Matthew Mathis, and Sheila Roe; and seven great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from 1 p.m. until the time of service, 2 p.m. Thursday at Haight Funeral Home & Chapel, 6416 Sykesville Road, Sykesville. Interment will be in Liberty Baptist Cemetery in Lisbon.

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Published in Carroll County Times on May 22, 2012
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