PORTAGEVILLE -- Eunice Marie Mathis, 87, died Nov. 7, 2012, at the Portageville Nursing Center.
Born Feb. 17, 1925, in St. James, she was the daughter of the late Esterl Gunter and Chester Copeland.
She married Cecil Mathis who preceded her in death in 1971.
Survivors include: six sons, Jimmy Albert Mathis of Colorado, William Mark Mathis, James Mack Mathis, Thomas Mathis and Donald Eugene Mathis of Portageville and David Wayne Mathis of Clarkton; two daughters, Sandra Jean Dooley and Susie Darchia Birdwell of Portageville; one sister, Genevieve Mayor of St. Louis; and 29 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
Services were conducted at 2 p.m. today at the DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Burial followed in the Portageville Cemetery. The Revs. Larry Portwood and Eugene Poole officiated.
Online condolences to the family may be left at delislefuneralhome.net.