Jessie Mae Matthews

MATTHEWS, Jessie Mae, 96, of Wintersville, OH, died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at Sienna Woods surrounded by her family.

She was born in Rush Run, OH, on Aug. 7, 1917, a daughter of the late Hayes M. and Xenia Bell Wilburn. Jessie Mae attended Harmony United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William W. Matthews; two brothers and two sisters.

Surviving are her children, Donald (companion Donna) Matthews of Washington, PA, Dorothy Dehnart of Kouts, IN, David W. (companion Shirley) Matthews of Wintersville, OH, Earl C. (Patricia) Matthews of Bellaire, OH, Ronald Dean Matthews of Wintersville, OH, Betty Jean Ruttencutter of Bloomingdale, OH and Joyce (Jim) Rine of New Alexandria, OH; 17 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; 24 great-great-grandchildren and friend Shawn Brodie of Wintersville, OH.

Friends may call at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, 215 Fernwood Road, Wintersville Thursday 4 – 8 p.m. where a service will be held Friday 10 a.m. with Pastor Sam Davis officiating. Burial at New Alexandria Cemetery.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Sienna Woods for their kindness and care.

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