November 5, 1930 - September 8, 2021
Mr. & Mrs. Charley Armon “Sam” (Eula Mae Watkins) Mathews Mr. & Mrs. Sam and Eula Mathews went to Heaven together on September 8, 2021 at their home in Gill after long illnesses. Mr. Charley Armon “Sam” Mathews was born November 5, 1930 to Charley and Viola Wilson Mathews. Mrs. Eula Mae Watkins Mathews was born January 29, 1932 to Clarence E. and Cora Ford Watkins. Mr. Sam and Mrs. Eula were united in marriage on August 8, 1950 in Lee County, Arkansas. They shared seventy-one years of wonderful marriage together. They were members of Wall Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, where Mr. Sam was a deacon. Mr. Mathews was a farmer and mechanic; he worked on John Deere tractors for Mixon & Webb until he retired. Mr. Sam loved to hunt, fish and garden. Mrs. Mathews was a homemaker and enjoyed making baby quilts. Mr. & Mrs. Mathews are survived by their children: Patsy Antrikin, Mary and Robert Jarman, Danny Mathews, Teresa Malone, Linda and James Moore, Nancy and Clyde Watson, Janie and Corky Vericker, Davey and Donna Mathews and Teddy Mathews; twenty-six grandchildren; thirty-seven great grandchildren; fifteen great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. Mr. & Mrs. Mathews were preceded in death by their parents, one son Sammy Mathews, one grandson Daniel Burk, two son-in-laws: Gary Malone and Steve Antrikin. Mr. Sam Mathews was also preceded in death by his brother Orville Mathews, and two sisters Dorothy McClurg and Lola Key. Mrs. Eula Mathews was also preceded in death by three brothers: John Watkins, Paul Watkins and Truman Watkins; two sisters: Christina Watkins and Ruby Northcutt. Visitation for Mr. and Mrs. Mathews will be Friday, September 10, 2021 at Heirloom Funeral Services Chapel, located at 99 W. Main, Marianna, AR, from 6:00 – 8:00pm. Funeral Services will be Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 10:00am at Marianna Missionary Baptist Church, located on HWY 1 South, Marianna, AR, with Bro. Mike Mitchell officiating. Burial will follow at Hopewell Cemetery in Gill, Arkansas. Funeral Services for Mr. & Mrs. Mathews are under the direction of Heirloom Funeral Services, Marianna, Arkansas.
Mr. & Mrs. Charley Armon “Sam” (Eula Mae Watkins) Mathews Mr. & Mrs. Sam and Eula Mathews went to Heaven together on September 8, 2021 at their home in Gill after long illnesses. Mr. Charley Armon “Sam” Mathews was... View Obituary & Service Information
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