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Marla Jean Matthews

July 4, 1948 May 4, 2019
Marla Jean Matthews
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Marla Jean Matthews, daughter of the late Clem and Mary Susan (Edwards) Harris, was born July 4, 1948 and departed this life May 4, 2019. She was 70 years and 10 months of age.

Marla graduated high school with the Mountain Grove Class of 1966. She then attended College of the Ozarks and graduated from Southwest Baptist University with a B.S. degree in education. She later received a Master’s degree in education from Drury University. Marla taught for over 35 years in Missouri and Arkansas schools.

Marla was united in marriage to Delmar Matthews February 21, 1975 in Newburg, Missouri. Together, they enjoyed camping and car races.

Marla was always active in her church.

Besides her parents, Marla was preceded in death her husband, Delmar Matthews and one sister, Mary Judy Harris.

Marla is survived by one son, Johnny Leroy Matthews and wife, Tracey, of Trezevant, Tennessee, six grandchildren, Cody Matthews of Jefferson City, Missouri, Johnny Matthews of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, James Matthews of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, Heather Matthews of Jefferson City, Missouri, Jayden Matthews of Trezevant, Tennessee, and Jodi Matthews of DeWitt, Arkansas, one sister, Betty Harris of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and many other relatives and friends who will miss her dearly.


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Visitation

Thursday

9

May

10:00 AM 5/9/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 5/9/2019 11:00:00 AM
Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home

315 N Main St
Mountain Grove, MO 65711

Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home
315 N Main St Mountain Grove 65711 MO
United States

Graveside Service

Thursday

9

May

11:00 AM 5/9/2019 11:00:00 AM
Hillcrest Cemetery

North Main Street
Mountain Grove, MO 65711

Hillcrest Cemetery
North Main Street Mountain Grove 65711 MO
United States

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Hillcrest Cemetery Final Resting Place

North Main Street
Mountain Grove, MO 65711

North Main Street Mountain Grove 65711 MO
United States
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