Mary Elizabeth Mathews

February 5, 1928January 14, 2018

Elizabeth K. Mathews, 89, died Sunday, January 14, 2018 at Rex Healthcare.

Elizabeth was born February 5, 1928 in Asheville, NC, to the late Herbert Duane and Gussie Corpening Kinard. She enjoyed reading and taking care of her dogs. In addition to her parents Elizabeth was preceded in death by her husband, Pete Mathews; sisters Margie Holbert and Barbara Revis and her special dogs Bernhardt and Wilhelmina.

Graveside Funeral services will be Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Evergreen Memorial Park.

Those left to remember her past and mourn her passing include two sons, Donald J. Mathews Jr. (Karen) and Peter Michael Mathews (Betty); two daughters Carolyn Mathews Taylor (Bill) and Viki Mathews Anthony (John); ten grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

Flowers are welcome or donations may be made to The American Heart Association, 3131 RDU Center Dr., Suite 100 Morrisville, NC 27560 or First United Methodist Church 100 Green St., Wilson, NC 27893 in memory of Elizabeth.

Funeral services have been entrusted to Thomas-Yelverton Funeral Home.


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Betty Woodfin

January 18, 2018

My heartfelt Condolences to the family of my friend "Liv". We shared many special evenings watching movies at The Landing. Rest in peace my dear friend!

Marline Johnson

January 16, 2018

Sincere sympathy to you Caroline in your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Bruce and Marline Johnson