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James Edward Mathews

01/25/1954 - 07/19/2019

Obituary for James Edward Mathews

MR. JAMES EDWARD MATHEWS- Age 65, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away on Friday, July 19, 2019 at Quinton Health Care. He was a member of Mountain Ridge Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his father, James H. Mathews, son, Bruce L. Mathews, daughters, Elizabeth Mathews, and Kristen Mathews. He was a U. S. Army Veteran and he attended Dalton High School.

Survivors are his loving and devoted wife of seventeen years, Gwendolyn Ellison Mathews of Dalton, Georgia; children, James Edward Mathews, Jr. of Burlington, Vermont, Sara Mathews of Hinesville, Georgia, DeNorris (Jessica) Johnson, Steven Chaney of Dalton; two sisters, Gloria (W. James) Brown of Columbus, Georgia, Teresa (James) Copeland; mother, Christine Mathews; father-in-law, Charlie Ellison, Jr., of Dalton; aunts, Juanita Parks of Greenville, Georgia, Bernice McClendon of Bridgeport, Connecticut; uncle, Jessie Harris of Dalton; grandchildren; nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends. Special friend, Steven Sutton

Memorial Service will be on Monday, July 22, 2019 at 7:00 P. M. at Mountain Ridge Baptist Church, 1401 Martin L. King, Jr., Blvd., Dalton, GA. 30721 with Dr. Jerry D. Jones, Sr., officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 6:30 – 7:00 P. M. Please share your thoughts and memories of James Edward Mathews at In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Mountain Ridge Baptist Church. Arrangements by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton, Georgia.

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