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Rosemary Mathis

August 17, 1943 December 31, 2017
Rosemary Mathis
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Obituary for Rosemary Mathis

Rosemary Mathis, 74, of Herrin, passed away 4:53 p.m. Sunday, December 31, 2017 at the Herrin Hospital in Herrin.

Rosemary retired from Piasa School District in Brighton, IL after 28 years. After retirement from the Piasa School District, she worked at Dillard’s in Marion.

Rosemary was a docent at the Harrison Bruce Historical Village at John A. Logan College in Carterville; member of the Herrin Area Historical Society; Genealogy Society of Southern Illinois; Home and Community Education (HCE) of Williamson County; Williamson County Historical Society and the Trail of Tears Association. She was twice nominated for Cambridge Who’s Who Registry of Executives, Professionals and Entrepreneurs.

Rosemary was born August 17, 1943 in Herrin, IL to Lemuel G. and Lucille Anna Mae (Cox) Mathis.

Surviving are three sisters, Linda Gale Mathis, Billie Mathis and Brenda Mathis all of Herrin; three aunts, Grace Ayers of Herrin, Francis Cox of Pontiac, MI, Loretta Cox of Crossville, TN; extended family members whom she considered adopted brother and sisters, Phil Stucker of Energy, Joyce Morris of Herrin, Lois McCoy of Easton, MD and numerous cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Ralph William Mathis and a sister, Diana Lynn Mathis.

Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home in Herrin with Rev. John Annable officiating. Visitation for family and friends will be from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Herrin City Cemetery in Herrin. Memorial donations are suggested and may be made to the Herrin Area Historical Society; envelopes will be available at the funeral home.


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Visitation

Saturday

6

Jan

10:00 AM 1/6/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 1/6/2018 11:00:00 AM
Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948

Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home
2704 South Park Avenue Herrin 62948 IL
United States

Memorial Service

Saturday

6

Jan

11:00 AM 1/6/2018 11:00:00 AM
Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948

Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home
2704 South Park Avenue Herrin 62948 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Herrin City Cemetery Final Resting Place

Stotlar & Bandyville Road
Herrin, IL 62948

Stotlar & Bandyville Road Herrin 62948 IL
United States
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