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Helen Shannon Mathis

November 14, 1934 March 4, 2009
Helen Shannon Mathis
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Helen Shannon Mathis, 74, of Gatlin Road, Ardmore, Alabama, died Wednesday, March 4, 2009, at her residence. Funeral Services were held on Friday, March 6, 2009, at First Baptist Church in Ardmore, Alabama, at 11:00 A.M. with Bro Sammy Brister and Bro. Chris Barnett officiating. Burial was in Gatlin Cemetery, Ardmore, AL, with Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home in charge. Pallbearers were Gary Shannon, Ricky Shannon, Tony Sanders, Mike Shannon, Mark McGuire, and Marty McGuire. Honorary Pallbearers were Scotty Sanders and Robert Smith. Helen was born November 14, 1934 in Limestone County, AL, to James Berry Shannon and Edna Lewter Shannon. She lived all her life in this area and was a member of First Baptist Church. She worked for the Ardmoe Shopper for 33 years. She was a loving mother, grandmother,great-grandmother and wife. She loved playing softball and followed her grand and greatgrandchildren when they were playing sports. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother: Gene Shannon. Survivors include her husband: Jack Mathis of Ardmore, AL; a son: Jeff Wilburn of Ardmore, AL; three brothers: James Shannon, Eddie Shannon, and Billy Shannon, all of Ardmore, AL; two sisters: Mae Sanders and Judy McGuire, Both of Ardmore, AL; three grandchildren: Joey Wilburn, Quentin (Samantha) Wilburn, and Adam Wilburn; and five Great-grandchildren: Starr, Emily, and Lucas Wilburn, Ashton Black, and Xander Morrow.

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