Pearl Jean (Holland) MathisApril 18, 1932 ~ October 11, 2017 (age 85)
PEARL JEAN HOLLAND MATHIS, 85 of Wayne , W.Va. , left this world Wednesday, October 11, 2017 following a long illness. She was born April 18, 1932 at Genoa , W.Va. to the late George Holland and Laura Fields Holland. Pearl had seven sisters and six brothers. In 1952 Pearl married Clarence B. Mathis of Wayne and was a loving wife for over 65 years.
She was the precious mother of Teresa, Brad, Laura, Mark, Mike, Jennifer, and Arletta. She adored her 11 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren, who loved to visit and enjoy her home cooked meals. She was a homemaker who loved gardening and put much effort into having the most beautiful begonias every summer. Pearl ’s life was dedicated to her husband, children, and church.
The family would like to thank the TCU unit at Heritage Center and Hospice of Huntington for their loving support and care of their dear mother.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 14, 2017 at the Antioch Old Regular Baptist Church , Craig Road , where she was a lifelong member. There will be a private burial at the Mathis Cemetery . Friends may call after 6 p.m. Friday at Johnson Tiller Funeral Home.