We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell
Visitation will be held Thursday, February 19, 2009 for 65 year old Artie Mathis of Ellis Grove, IL who passed away Monday, February 16, 2009 at his home in Ellis Grove, IL.
Artie was born March 6, 1943 in Steeleville, IL, the son of Edward and Clara (Wilson) Mathis. He married Jeanette Junger on May 2, 1970 in Oklahoma City, OK and she survives of Ellis Grove, IL.
Also surviving are three sons, Clayton "Beaver" Mathis of Chester, IL, Charles Mathis of Joliet, IL and Michael Mathis of Preston, IL. Two sisters, Virginia Kempfer of Evansville, IL and Faye Weaver of Phoenix, AZ. Five grandchildren also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sons, three brothers and four sisters.
Friends are calling from 5pm to 8pm Thursday, February 19, 2009 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL.
A private family service will be held with Rev. Mike Fogerson officiating. A graveside service will be held at a later date.
Memorials can be made to the family.