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Arthur Eugene "Freddie" Mathis

January 24, 1940 — July 11, 2023

McEwen

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Arthur Eugene "Freddie" Mathis age 83 of McEwen, TN passed away at his home on Tuesday, July 11, 2023. He was born in McEwen, TN on January 24, 1940, to the late William Lyon Mathis and Syrl Gilbert Mathis. Freddie proudly served in the U.S. Navy for 3 years from 1962-1965. While in the Navy he was assigned to the USS Bold and USS Jacana. Freddie and his brother Carl were the owners of Mathis Lawn Care. In his free time, he enjoyed watching football, especially the McEwen Warriors and Tennessee Vols. He also loved his pet cat Tom. Freddie was a Christian and a member of the Water Valley United Methodist Church. Freddie will be remembered by his family as a loving and devoted husband, father, brother, uncle, pawpaw and friend. 
Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 40 years Bonnie Mathis of McEwen, TN; brother Carl Mathis 
(Lola) New Johnsonville, TN; 
Stepchildren: 
James Hedge (Cherie) New Johnsonville, TN 
Sheila Ayres Dickson, TN 
Teresa Chambers (David) Mebane, NC 
Tim Hedge (Janie) McEwen, TN, 
Kevin Shore (Jamie) McEwen TN 
Karen Stringer (John) Waverly TN 
Darla Leegan (Phillip) McEwen TN 
Grandchildren: 22 Grandchildren and numerous Great Grandchildren 
Freddie is preceded in death by: 
Parents: William Lyon Mathis and Syrl Gilbert Mathis Powers 
Stepfather: Jack Powers 
Siblings: Donna Long Diggs, Betty Jo Winnitt, Jerry Mathis 
Daughters: Sheryl Mathis Lampley, Tonya Mathis Mccaleb 
Stepson: Darrell Wayne Shore 
Visitation with the family will be Saturday, July 15, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., at the Luff­Bowen Funeral Home in Waverly, TN. Funeral services for Mr. Mathis will be at 2:00 PM with Rev. Mark Beecham officiating the service. Interment will follow at the Meadowlawn Cemetery in McEwen. 

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Visitation

Saturday, July 15, 2023

10:00am - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Luff-Bowen Funeral Home - Waverly

2400 Highway 13 North, Waverly, TN 37185

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Burial

Saturday, July 15, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Luff-Bowen Funeral Home - Waverly

2400 Highway 13 North, Waverly, TN 37185

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Interment

Saturday, July 15, 2023

4:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

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