Obituary: Larry Dean Mathis

Monday, April 11, 2011

Larry Dean Mathis, 74, of Fayetteville, passed away Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at his son's residence.

Mr. Mathis was a native of Giles County, and son of the late Thomas Dewey and Sarah Marrie Caskey Mathis. He was a retired quality control technician with Amana Refrigeration and was a member of the South Fayetteville Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by a grandchild, Christopher Mathis; sister, Hellon Marie Couselman; and brother, William B. Mathis.

Survivors include his wife, Christine Endsley Mathis of Fayetteville; two sons, Terry Dean Mathis and wife Theresa of Fredericksburg, Va. and Jeff Alan Mathis and wife Leah of Fayetteville; one daughter, Julie Marie Schwarz of Fayetteville; nine grandchildren; and two nephews, Richard Mathis of Soddy Daisy and Keith Mathis of Reisterstown, Md.

Visitation with the family will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 8, at Higgins Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 9, at Higgins Funeral Home, Fayetteville, with Bro. Jeff May officiating. Burial will follow in Higgins Cedar Hills Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lincoln County Home Health and Hospice.