October 8, 1941 - March 3, 2023
Funeral Service for Charles Edward Mathews, 81, of Muldrow, Oklahoma will be at 2:00 PM on Saturday, March 11, 2023 at Agent Mallory Martin Chapel in Muldrow, Oklahoma. Burial will follow at Blackjack Cemetery in Muldrow, Oklahoma under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Service, Inc.
Charles Edward Mathews, 81, of Muldrow, Oklahoma was born on October 8, 1941 in Lee’s Chapel Community, in Muldrow, Oklahoma, to Pearl (Churchill) Mathews and Earl Walter Mathews and passed away on March 3, 2023 in Edmond, Oklahoma. He was married to Virginia Lucille (Riggs) Mathews on October 13, 1962 in Mineral Springs Community, in Muldrow, Oklahoma. She preceded him in death on September 16, 2013. He was a veteran of the United States Army, a member of the VFW and of the Baptist faith. Charles worked at Acee Dairy, GNB and Baldor. He was a lover of country music and collected many albums.
Survivors are three sisters, Doris Bostwick of Yukon, OK, Sue White of Midwest City, OK and Loretta Allison and husband, Carl, of Fort Smith, AR; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Lucille (Riggs) Mathews; two sisters, Margaret Bray and Kathern King; and three brothers, Paul Mathews, Donald Mathews and Kenneth Dale Mathews.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Ray Bray, Randy White, Roger White, Jimmy Mathews, Marvin Mathews, Joe David King and Anthony Bray.
Viewing will be 10 AM – 8 PM Thursday and 10 AM – 8 PM Friday at Agent Mallory Martin Chapel in Muldrow, OK where the family will greet 6 – 8 PM Friday.