Collins-McKee-Stone Funeral Home

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Genny Marie Matherly

December 22, 1932February 3, 2020

Genny Walker Matherly, 87, of Martinsville passed away on Monday, February 3, 2020 in Danville. She was born December 22, 1932 in Franklin County to Leonard Samuel Walker and Mary Helen Williams Walker.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carroll “Blue” Matherly; son, Nicky Matherly; grandson Walker Shank; brothers, Melvin, Glen, Ira, and Kermit Walker; sisters, Sandra Walker and Roslyn Matherly.

She is survived by her daughter Sandra Shank (Ralph); grandson Taylor Shank; sisters, Judy Gardner and Betty Kirk (Gerald); brother Clifton Walker (Peggy).

Mrs. Matherly was a graduate of Franklin Co. High School and was a hair stylist. She was a member of Forest Hill Christian Church in Penhook, Va.

All services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 3140 Chaparral Drive, #106 Roanoke VA 24018 or to the Alzheimer’s Association, Patrick County Chapter, P.O. Box 1301, Stuart, VA. 24171

Arrangements are by McKee-Stone Funeral Home-Martinsville, VA To express condolences online, please visit www.collinsmckeestonemartinsville.com


  • Leonard Samuel Walker, Father (deceased)
  • Mary Helen Williams Walker, Mother (deceased)
  • Carroll Leonard "Blue" Matherly, Husband (deceased)
  • Nicky Matherly, Son (deceased)
  • Walker Shank, Grandson (deceased)
  • Melvin Matherly, Brother (deceased)
  • Glen Matherly, Brother (deceased)
  • Ira Matherly, Brother (deceased)
  • Kermit Walker, Brother (deceased)
  • Sandra Walker, Sister (deceased)
  • Roslyn Matherly, Sister (deceased)
  • Sandra Shank, Daughter
  • Ralph Shank, Son-in-law
  • Taylor Shank, Grandson
  • Judy Gardner, Sister
  • Betty Kirk, Sister
  • Gerald Kirk, Brother-in-law
  • Clifton Walker, Brother
  • Peggy Walker, Sister-in-law

  • Amrican Heart Association
  • Alzheimer's Association


  • All Services are Private


Genny Marie Matherly

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Mesa George

February 6, 2020

Genny, What a kind n sweet lady, just like her sisters. She, like them are and was very kind to others and my children through the years. Prayers for the family of Miss Genny.

Liza White

February 5, 2020

I’m so sorry for your loss, Sandra. Please know you, Ralph, and Taylor are in my heart, my thoughts, my prayers. May God surround you with comfort and peace. Much love, Liza.

Mari Lou Yeatts

February 5, 2020

What a beautiful person inside and out! I remember the wonderful times we had laughing and my family loved Genny so much. Love and prayers to Sandra and family. She will be missed. ❤️🙏🏻🤗

Pat Jones

February 5, 2020

I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother, grandmother, and sister. May God hold each of you close and bring comfort. My deepest sympathy for your loss.

Beth Robertson

February 4, 2020

My deepest sympathy. Love, Beth Robertson