G. Matthews Obituary

G. Wilford Matthews
G. Wilford Matthews

November 26, 1916 - August 27, 2003
Born in Lenoir City, TN
Resided in Maryville, TN


MATTHEWS, G. Wilford, age 86, a resident of Morning View Village, Maryville, died
Wednesday evening, August 27, 2003, after a lengthy stay at Colonial Hills Nursing Center. He
was born in Loudon County in 1916, was a long-time member and faithful supporter of First
United Methodist Church of Maryville and Mitchell Sunday School Class and retired from
ALCOA after 40 years, 6 months, and three days.

He was preceded in death by parents, George and Eva Brook Matthews and sister, Kathryn

He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Pauline Justice Matthews; three daughters and
sons-in-law, Cynthia and Tate Paige of Broadview, Illinois, Peggy and John Griffitts of
Lawrenceville, Georgia, and Brenda Kaye and Stephen Wright of Powell; five grandchildren,
Rhonda Paige of Woodridge, Illinois, Tate Paige, Jr. and wife Jody of Downers Grove, Illinois,
Kim and husband Joseph Fouts of Lawrenceville, Georgia, Angie and husband Joseph Armistead
of Grayson, Georgia, and Jenny Wright of Knoxville; great-grandchildren, Saige, Brynna, and
Alexa Armistead and Kate and John Fouts; sister, Rena Huffstettler of Maryville; brother and
sister-in-law, Don and Joann Matthews of Alcoa; several sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law;
nieces and nephews.

He was a loving husband, devoted father, and friend to many, and he will be sadly missed and
fondly remembered.

The family extends special thanks to the professionals and staff at Colonial Hills and to friend,
Dr. Robert Wilcox of Maryville.

Funeral services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday in McCammon-Ammons-Click Funeral Home
Chapel with Rev. Sterling Turner and Dr. Robert Wilcox officiating. Family and friends will
meet at 10:00 a.m. Saturday at Grandview Mausoleum for the entombment service.

The family will receive friends from 6-7:30 p.m. Friday at McCammon-Ammons-Click Funeral
Home, Maryville.

Honorary Pall Bearers are Tate Paige, John Griffitts, Stephen Wright, Tate Paige, Jr., Joseph
Fouts, and Joseph Armistead.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church of Maryville, 804
Montvale Station Road, Maryville, TN 37803.

McCammon-Ammons-Click Funeral Home, Maryville 982-6812



McCammon-Ammons-Click Funeral Home
220 W. Broadway Ave.
Maryville, TN US 37801
Friday, August 29, 2003
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
McCammon-Ammons-Click Chapel
220 W. Broadway Ave.
Maryville, TN US 37801
Friday, August 29, 2003
7:30 PM
Grandview Mausoleum
2304 Tuckaleechee Pike
Maryville, TN US 37803
Saturday, August 30, 2003
10:00 AM