Helen Coral Mathews

The Payette Independent
Thursday, June 25, 1931

Funeral Held for Mrs. A. F. Mathews at New Plymouth Tuesday, Burial in Park View

Helen Coral Sweet was born in Mitchell County, Iowa, May 22, 1863. When she was but a girl, the family moved to Lincoln Center, Kansas. It was here in the years of young womanhood, that she met A. F. Mathews to whom she was united in marriage on August 28, 1881. Nine children were born to this union of whom seven are living. They are, Gilbert, Ira and Elza Mathews, Mrs. A. H. Baxter and Mrs. N. Vandenberg, all of New Plymouth; Matt Mathews of Quinter, Kansas, and Clyde Mathews of Sugar City, Colo., two daughters, Ruth and Addie preceded her in death. In addition to these, two step children survive her, Lafe Mathews of Mutual, Okla., and Mrs. F. V. Cobb of New Plymouth. These latter, who were raised from early childhood with all the affection and tenderness of a real mother, and the deceased was loved and honored as such by them.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday afternoon, June 30 from the First Baptist Church of New Plymouth, Rev. Henry Jacobs, officiating. Interment was in Park View Cemetery.

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