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Mr. J.W. Mathis Obituary




Bert, I am so sorry to hear of your loss, may you find comfort in your memories ...you will find they will be a blessing and an anchor in this time of turmoil. I pray for you and yours to have strength. God bless and keep you.

gretta von


Posted by: Gretta Savage Smith - Seagoville, TX - cousin   Jan 10, 2013

i am sad to read of J.W.'s passing. I was a youngster when we met at Zipp City Baptist Church in Zipp City.(now Balch Springs) He dated my deceased sister a short time and i had to go on their dates with them...LOL He came to church often with his then friend, Marvin Jones. He was always nice to me and always wondered what happened to him. He was a very nice kid.


Posted by: LINDA LEWIS WELLS - BUFFALO, TX - long ago friend   Jan 06, 2013

I know there will be a big hole in you and your kids heart, but hope you find some comfort in knowing you all are being thought of at this time. Major


Posted by: Major Hammett - DeSoto, TX - Friend   Jan 03, 2013

Dear Bert and girls, Sandra and family and Marvin and family, our hearts and prayers are with you all during this sad time. May the peace and comfort of our God fill your hearts during this time. I always loved and admired J.W. and look forward to hearing others tell what he meant to them. Again, God bless you all is our prayer. Janice and Gordon


Posted by: Janice and Gordon Young - Terrell, TX - First Cousin   Jan 02, 2013

Bert, So many good things come with knowing this man. I will never forget
the day my dad came home with a horse
named Midnight, a black and white paint.
She took over a 100 first place trophies,
thanks to you and JW. The Lord will bless him in Heaven.


Posted by: Bobby and Patti Kitchens - West Tawakoni, TX - Friend   Jan 01, 2013

So sorry Bert, We Think of you all from our playday days.


Posted by: Leon and Ann Kitchens - West Tawakoni   Jan 01, 2013

We are sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers are with you. We always found J.W. to be a really nice person each time we got to visit with him even though our visits were few and far between. Praying that God will comfort the family in this time of loss. We love you all. Martha Mathis and Steve Mathis.


Posted by: Martha Mathis//Steve Mathis - Cookville, TX - Wife of Edward Mathis/first cous   Dec 31, 2012

I had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Mathis when I was in Junior High school and became friends with his daughter, Sam. From the moment I met this man I knew he was a family man. He cherished his wife and daughters and would stop at nothing to make sure they had everything that they needed. When I would go to his house for sleep overs with Sam, he always welcomed me and treated me as if I were one

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Posted by: Melissa Simmons Littleton - Tyler, TX - friend to Samantha   Dec 31, 2012

Thank you for taking me in your home and treating me as your daughter. You are one of the best men I have ever had in my life. Its a comfort to know you are in heaven watching over me and our family.
I love and miss you.


Posted by: Bobbie Mathis - Clifton, TX - Niece/daughter   Dec 31, 2012

So wish I could be there with you. Precious memories will always be ours. He loved his girls above all and yes that includes his wife. Walk with God and he will help you through all strife. I love all of his girls too. A. Nellie


Posted by: Nellie Williams - New Bern, NC - close family friend   Dec 30, 2012