Mathews, Ralph Garnett (Rising Fawn)

Thursday, July 19, 2018
Ralph Garnett Mathews, 88, of the New Salem Community, passed away July 16, 2018. He was a member of the New Salem United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John Cleveland and Ethel Virginia Mathews; siblings, Ione Miller, Clarice Hawkins, Felix, Philip, Troy and George Mathews.

Survivors include his loving wife of sixty-three years, Ruth Mathews; children and their spouses, Reta Massey, Roxane and Larry Kilgore, Renae and Lee Powell, Regina Mathews, Ronda Higdon, Rosalie Baldwin, Rusty and Charlsie Mathews, Ralph Mathews, Jr., Randall Mathews, Ritchie and Renee Mathews; sister, Joyce (Jerry) Smith; sister-in-law, Marcie Mathews; brother, Herbert (Rachel) Mathews; 23 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews and a host of friends.  

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 19 in the Trenton Chapel, with Brother Gene Strauss and Brother David Hale officiating. Burial will follow in Hawkins Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Leave your thoughts and prayers at www.moorefuneralhometrenton.com.

Arrangements by Moore Funeral Home, Trenton.

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