Wilma Sue Matthews

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Entered into Rest

March 26, 2017

Wilma Sue Matthews, 72 of St. Paris, Ohio went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, Sunday, March 26, 2017 in her home surrounded by her loving family.

She was born July 13, 1944 in Springfield, Ohio. Wilma was a devout Christian and a member of Bible Believers of Lima. She enjoyed cooking, crocheting and fishing. She loved going shopping and keeping in contact with her family and friends. Sister Wilma was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend. She loved her family and will be greatly missed. We thank the Lord for the time he gave her with us all.

Her survivors include her husband of 56 years, John Matthews; her daughters, Teresa (Gary) Gamble, Sherry (Miles) Kite, Michelle Kearns (Oscar Cid) and Patricia (Josh) Flohre; her son William "Bill" (Lisa) Matthews; her grandchildren, Julia Moffitt, Kayleigh Kearns, Aaron (Clarissa) Moffitt, Elyssa Kearns, Haleigh (Jordan) Stemen, Kaitlyn Matthews, Madelyn Flohre, Noah Flohre and Ayden Kite; her great grandchildren, Jordyn, Jayde, Bayla, Amari, Berlyn and Bryleigh and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William R. and Margaret F. (Hummel) Hise; her sister, Catherine Moore; her brother, Melvin Hise and her grandson, Robert Reed.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, March 30, 2017 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, March 31, 2017 in the funeral home with Br. Isiah Brooks officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Tremont City.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Vernon Funeral Home to help support the family.

Condolences may be made to the family at www.vernonfh.com.