Fern Marie (Denton) Mathews

August 22, 1923 ~ November 2, 2019 (age 96)


Fern Marie Mathews, 96 of Olean, Missouri passed away Saturday, November 2, 2019 at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City, Missouri.  She was born August 22, 1923 in Tuscumbia, Missouri the daughter of the late Herman G. and Bertha I. (Richarson) Denton.  On May 25, 1941 in Tuscumbia, Missouri she was united in marriage to Raymond L. Mathews who preceded her in death on February 20, 1995.


Survivors include,


Daughter, Sandra (Litchfield) Rezvani of Olean, MO


Grandson, Kristofer Litchfield of Denver, CO


Sister, Alice Johnson of Lenexa, KS


Nieces, Deborah Keating of Breckenridge, CO; Connie Frazzell of Overland Park, KS


Nephew, Robert Johnson of Jacksonville, FL


A sister, Dorothy Denton preceded her in death.


Fern was a member of the Etterville Christian Church.  She was employed with the Lincoln County Hospital in Troy, MO for twenty-two years as an LPN in the emergency room.  She was also a member of the Mt. Pleasant Quilting Club and the Rebecca Lodge.


Visitation will be Thursday, November 7, 2019 from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM at the Etterville Christian Church with the Funeral Service beginning at 11:00 AM with Minister Bill Lange officiating.  Burial will follow at Greenmore Memorial Gardens in Barnett, MO.


Memorials in her name are suggested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or the Etterville Christian Church.


Arrangements are under the direction and care of Phillips Funeral Home of Eldon, MO.          

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November 7, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Etterville Christian Church

Eldon, MO 65026

Funeral Service
November 7, 2019

11:00 AM
Etterville Christian Church

Eldon, MO 65026

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