EAST PRAIRIE - Raymond H. Matheney, 84, died at 9:50 p.m. Sept. 1, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born Feb. 8, 1920, in Deventer, son of the late David Evans and Ida Jeanette Thompson Matheney, he was a lifelong resident of Mississippi County and member of St. James General Baptist Church.
On July 5, 1943, at New Madrid he married Eula Estelle Carlyle who preceded him in death on March 17, 1998.
Survivors include: two sons and daughters-in-law, Gene and Linda Matheney and Carl Ray and Nita Matheney of East Prairie; one daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Gene Grubbs of East Prairie; and eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by one grandson, Mark D. Grubbs; and two brothers and one sister.
Visitation begins at 5 p.m. today at Shelby Funeral Home, where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday. David Dowdy will officiate.
Brown-Twitty American Legion Post 595 of New Madrid will conduct graveside military rites at the Dogwood Cemetery near East Prairie.