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August 10, 2013

Mildred Elaine Bell Mathis

-- — Mildred Elaine Bell Mathis, 93, of Tifton, died Friday, August 10, 2013 at Tift Regional Medical Center.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 P.M. Sunday, August 11 at Brookfield Baptist Church with Rev. Gary Cadwell officiating.  Entombment will follow in Tift Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. The family will receive friends from 1:30 until 2:45 prior to the service at the church.

 Active pallbearers are Wayne Bell, Michael Bell, Roland Taylor, Greg Bloodworth, Jim McGill and Tim Bell. Honorary pallbearers are active and inactive deacons of Brookfield Baptist Church and the Senior Ladies Sunday School Class members.

 Mrs. Mathis was born July 13, 1920 in Turner County to the late S.W. and Millie Sumner Bell. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Joseph Mathis, Sr., one son, James Joseph Mathis, Jr., one sister, Jean Taylor and two brothers, S.W. Bell, Jr., and Thomas Bell. Mrs. Mathis lived most of her life in Brookfield and joined Brookfield Baptist Church February 1, 1946. As an active member of her church, she was a Sunday school teacher, director of the Women’s Missionary Union and a member of the Senior Ladies Sunday School Class. Mrs. Mathis was a dedicated farmer’s wife who enjoyed gardening, cooking new recipes and spending time with her family and church family who were the joy of her life. Previously, she was an active member of the local Home Demonstration Club.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Emory Marion and Iris Mathis of Hahira, son, David Mathis of Brookfield; daughter-in-law, Peggy Smith Mathis of Tifton; grandchildren, Allen and Jennifer Mathis, Ivey Mathis, Jada Mathis and Jewel Mathis; great-grandson, E.J. Mathis; sisters and brothers-in-law, Helen Brannen of Crawfordville, Fla., Joann and Ed Bloodworth of Marietta and Nell and Bill Holley of Cohutta; sister-in-law, Hazel Bell of Sycamore as well as many nieces and nephews.

Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to the Brookfield Baptist Church Building Fund, 2454 Hwy., 82 E., Brookfield, Ga., 31727.

You may sign the guest registry at www.albritton-beaumontfuneralhome.com. — Albritton-Beaumont Funeral Directors.

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