Shirley Arnott Mathes of Mohawk, TN went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday surrounded by her loving family. She was saved at an early age and was a long-time member of Sunrise Baptist Church. She was retired from Numark Inc. in Greeneville, TN.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Bobby Gene Mathes, Sr and a son, James Logan Mathes as well as her parents Sam and Maude Arnott of Mohawk, TN.
She is survived by her children: Marsha (Jerry) Sexton, Bobby (Kasandra) Mathes, Michelle (Chris) Wilhoit, and Melanie (Brad) Shultz. Grandchildren: Terri (Larry) Muhlstadt, Matthew (Jill) Sexton, Logan (Stacie) Mathes, Kaci (Brad) Setsor, Luke Wilhoit, Daniel Wilhoit, Rebecca Wilhoit, Rachael Wilhoit, Madison Shultz, and Mitchell Shultz. Sisters: Bessie Arnott Lowery and Jackie Arnott Cox. Several great grandchildren and one great, great grandson. Special friend and caregiver Holly Park.
Pallbearers will be Logan Mathes, Luke Wilhoit, Daniel Wilhoit, Mitchell Shultz, Matt Sexton, and Brad Setsor.
Visitation will be at Sunrise Baptist Church on Thursday, August 15thfrom 5-7 with services following. Burial will be at Phillipi Baptist Church Cemetery Friday, August 16that 11 am. Officiating will be Reverend Jerry Sexton.
Allen Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.