Corinthian Newspaper dated May 24, 1953
FINAL RITES SET FOR M.C. MATHIS
services will be held today at 3:30 p.m. at Ebeneeza cemetery for
Mallie C. Mathis who died suddenly at 4 a.m.
yesterday at the Corinth hospital. Bro. Arthur Davenport
and Bro. O.L. Butler will conduct services. Burial
will be in Ebeneeza cemetery.
was 83 years of age at time of death.
was Amanda Rogers, who passed away in 1938.
He was a
prominent merchant and planter in the western section of Alcorn
county for many years.
survived by four sons, Roy O. Mathis and R.F.
Mathis, Walnut; Pete B. Mathis and
Lex B. Mathis, Corinth; a daughter, Mrs. Letha
Clausel, Walnut. He had nine grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Arthur Bass Haig, Erst Rufus
Mathis, Mallie Joe Mathis, Bobby
Mathis, Aaron Layton, Hubert
Swindle, J.C. Swain, Jesse
pallbearers are: W.C. Sweat, Sr., Ely
Mitchell, Jim Cunningham, Lester
Clark, Tom Haley, Brant Johnson
and Guy Dicus.
Perkins Funeral Home was in charge.