Benton, KY


Gillard Mathis

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - Updated: 12:13 PM

  Gillard Mathis, 77, of Benton died Saturday, March 25 at his residence in Benton. He was a retired truck driver for the Marshall County Road Department and was a member of Union Ridge Baptist Church. He was also a member of the Model A Restorers Club. 

  He was the son of the late Elvie Freeman Mathis and the late Retha (Anderson) Mathis. He was also preceded in death by three sisters: Mildred Jones, Barbara Click, and Betty Ruth Mathis.

  He is survived by his wife: Mary Mathis of Benton; three sons: David Mathis, Ronnie Mathis, and Randy Mathis all of Benton; four grandchildren, five step grandchildren and one great grandchild.

  Funeral services will be at Collier Funeral Chapel at 1 p.m., Tuesday, March 28 with Rev. Charlie Canup and Rev. Jack Kee officiating. Interment will be at Union Ridge Cemetery in Benton.

  The family asks memorial contributions be made to the Humane Society of Marshall County, 6301 US Hwy 68 E. Benton, KY 42025.

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