Ruth J. Mathews went peacefully to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, after a lengthy illness, at 1:10 a.m. on Thursday, April 3, 2008.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM Saturday, April 5, 2008 at Dorman Funeral Home in Orange, Texas. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Sunday, April 6, 2008 at Dorman Funeral Home Chapel with Robert Lytle officiating. Graveside services and interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park in Bridge City.
Ruth simply went to sleep in her earthly home and woke up in her heavenly home. She will be lovingly remembered and greatly missed for her sweet spirit and her sense of humor by her family, friends and all whose lives she touched.
Ruth was born on September 24, 1917 in Egan, Louisiana to Ambrose and Annie LeBert. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ambrose and Annie LeBert, her husband V. J. Mathews, her brother Sanroy Lebert, her sister Agnes Nelson, her son-in-law Tommy Anderson, her great grandson Joshua Bonnitt, and her great grand-daughter Shara Ellis. She is survived by her daughters Beverly Anderson, Elaine Jagneaux, and daughter and son-in-law Diane and Glen Prince and her son and daughter-in-lawJim and Mala Mathews. Ruth is also survived by 13 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren.