Mount Ayr Record News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
OBITUARY ~ GOLDIE MARIE (MATTHEWS) STEPHENS
Goldie Marie STEPHENS, 89, of Rolling Green Care Center at Nevada, Iowa, died of complications of pneumonia on Saturday,
Dec. 4, 1993 at the Center.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, 1993, at the Mount Ayr, Iowa First
Christian Church. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery at Mount Ayr.
There was a visitation held from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday,
Dec. 7, 1993 at the Stevens Memorial Chapel in Ames. A memorial as established in lieu of flowers.
She was born Sept,
26, 1904 at Clearfield, Iowa, the daughter of Jesse Fletcher MATTHEWS and Beulah Rosetta RAY MATTHEWS. Mrs. STEPHENS was a
resident of Ames, Iowa for 48 years. In 1970 she retired after eight years as an assembly worker for Bournes in Ames.
She married Paul John STEPHENS April 22, 1925 at Mount Ayr, Iowa.
Immediate survivors include: her children -
Pauline MUSSON of Iowa Falls, IA; Vel CARROLL of Rochester, MN; Roland STEPHENS of Boone, IA; Roger STEPHENS of Nevada,
IA; Rosalie NELSON of Ames, IA; Marilyn MULANIX of Lady Lake, FL; Richard STEPHENS of Oakland, MI.
Also, sisters -
Mary THOMAS, Edna SICKELS and Neva FISHER, all of Mount Ayr, IA, and Ann SHELDON, El Segundo, CA; brothers - Trueman
MATTHEWS of Fort Madison, IA and Robert MATTHEWS of Pilomath, OR; and 25 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and two
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and two brothers.
Submission by Ann Wyer, April of 2012
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