Kathleen Adkins Mathis Terry of Wayne
Kathleen Adkins Mathis Terry, 94, of Wayne, WV, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2013 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House in Huntington, WV. Funeral services were conducted at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne, WV, with Pastor Rick Perdue, Pastor Don Crisp, and her grandson, Tab Mathis officiating. Burial followed at Community Memorial Gardens at Wayne. She was born July 25, 1918 at Logan, WV, a daughter of the late Jonah and Cassie Tabor Adkins. Kathleen was a homemaker and was the oldest charter member of the East Lynn Baptist Church. Her husbands, Basil Mathis and Henry Terry, a daughter, Betty Maynard Shelton, a son-in-law, Hoyt Maynard, and six sisters also preceded her in death. Survivors include two daughters, Bonnie (Joe) Trautwein of Wayne and Teresa (Bill) Thompson of Huntington; two sons, Jonah (Tommia Jean) Mathis and Stephen (Nancy) Terry, all of Wayne; a son-in-law, Dr. Charles I. Shelton of Huntington; a sister, Joann Gillilan of Huntington; 8 grandchildren, Hoyt Alan, Darren, Tonya, Benita, Tab, Stephanie, Alison and Cassie; 19 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Friends called from 6-8 p.m. Monday at Morris Funeral Home. The family wishes to extend special thanks to Kathleen’s caregivers, Rosa Rowe and Wilma Childers, and to Hospice of Huntington.