Margaret Elizabeth Mathis
1934 — 2022
Margret Elizabeth Clarke Mathis, age 88 of Oakdale, went to be with the Lord after an extended illness early Tuesday morning, September 20, 2022, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born May 9, 1934, to John Lewis Clarke and Gertrude Pierce. She married Leonard Lee Mathis January 29, 1950, and "kept home fires burning" as he served in the US Navy for 24 years. She had a love for music at an early age and sang her first solo at age five in a church service where her father was pastor. She from that moment her testimony would be singing "for the Lord." She attended Crab Orchard Baptist Church teaching Sunday School and Vacation Bible School, singing in the choir, duets with her...