Originally created 09/23/04

Mr. Willie Mathis (JOHNSTON, S.C.)



JOHNSTON, S.C.- Funeral services for Mr. Willie "Buster" Mathis, 96, will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, September 23, 2004 at Shaws Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. R.C. Holloway officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Mr. Mathis, a native of Edgefield County was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church, Edgefield. Survivors include two daughters, Minnie Steven, Augusta and Ruth (Albert) Curry, Edgefield; three sons, Frank (Velma) Mathis, Washington, D.C., Richard (Edna) Mathis and Leroy Mathis, Johnston; two brothers, Rev. Louis Mathis, Saluda, and Gunza (Dorothy) Mathis, Johnston; 38 grandchildren; a host of great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends. The remains will lie in state in the church from 1 p.m., until the hour of service. Family and friends will assemble at the residence of Minnie Stevens, 2910 Dahlia Drive, Augusta at 12:45 p.m. G.L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, 614 West Avenue, North Augusta. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle September 19, 2004