MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

Obituaries

July 2, 2014

Linda Sue Mathews

1947 – 2014

Linda Sue Mathews, 67, of Warner, Oklahoma, died Monday, June 30, 2014 at Eastar Health System Muskogee.  She was born on April 21, 1947, to Milton Harley and Delsa Ethel (Peninger) Phillips, in Midwest City, Oklahoma.  Linda grew up in Midwest City where she attended school and graduated from Carl Albert High School.  She attended college in Wilburton, Oklahoma where she met and married Don Mathews and they began their family.  Later, Linda continued her education and graduated from Northeastern State University.  She taught school and was a substitute teacher for many years.

Linda loved to sew and was an excellent seamstress.  She had a great love of music and played the piano at several churches.  During the early 70’s, she was the church organist at Temple Baptist Church.  She was a member of First Baptist Church in Warner.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Don Mathews and daughter, Sara Luriee Mathews.  Linda is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Darrel and Nita Kay Mathews of Warner and Dennis and Shellie Mathews of Oklahoma City; granddaughter, Sara Brison and her husband, Larame of Warner; sisters and brothers-in-law, Sandra and Edward Wright and Twylah and Roger Hughes, all of Oklahoma City and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Thursday, July 3, 2014 at the First Baptist Church in Warner.  Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Funeral service arrangements are under the direction of Foster-Petering Funeral Home.  Condolences to the family may be made at www.foster-petering.com

1
Text Only
Obituaries
AP Video
The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming UN Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-fire Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating 13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow Raw: Deadly Tornado Hits Virginia Campground Ohio State Marching Band Chief Fired After Probe
Poll

Should a federal judge have the power to strike down Oklahoma's ban on gay marriage?

Yes
No
     View Results
Featured Ads
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Stocks