Obituary: Mable Florene Matney

Friday, September 2, 2011

Mable Florene Matney, 88, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011, in NHC Lewisburg Healthcare.

Mrs. Matney was a native of Giles County, and daughter of the late William and Pearl Harwell Holbert. She was retired from Heil Quaker Corporation and was a member of Lewisburg First United Methodist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Howard Holbert, and two sisters, Willie Pearl Walker and Edith Curtis.

She is survived by her husband of 63 years, James Matney of Lewisburg; and five nieces and nephews who they raised, Karen (Ike) Johnson of Soddy-Daisy, Benita (Hal) Villines of Spring Hill, Geneva Canada of Mt. Juliet, Michael (Marilyn) Walker and Joe (Arlene) Walker of Lewisburg; and two great-nieces and -nephews.

Funeral services were conducted Thursday, Sept. 1, from the chapel of London Funeral Home, followed by burial in Lone Oak Cemetery.

London Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.