Edith Carolyn Matthew (85)
Published: Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Edith Carolyn Matthew, 85, of Dayton, died Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at Life Care Center of Rhea County.
She was a lifelong resident of Rhea County and was a member of New Union Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Warren Stuart; son, Michael W. Stuart; parents Oscar and Alice Kennedy Colbaugh and five sisters.
Survivors include her husband, Robert L. Matthew of Dayton; daughter, Janice K. Morgan of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; son, Casey (Susan) Stuart of Signal Mountain, Tenn.; stepsons, Lynn Matthew of Dayton and Ronnie Matthew of Chattanooga; sister, Gladys Purser of Dayton; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Coulter Garrison Funeral Home with Rev. Barry Purser and Dr. Danny Ruehling officiating. Burial will be at Rhea Memory Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 9 p.m. on Thursday.
Please visit www.coultergarrisonfuneralhome.com to share condolences.
Arrangements by Coulter Garrison Funeral Home Inc., Dayton, Tennessee 37321.
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