Eldon Glen Matthews

Eldon Glen MatthewsOBIT Eldon Glen Matthews
July 26, 1930 – July 7, 2015
BOWIE – Eldon Glen Matthews, age 84, peacefully passed away July 7, 2015 at the Oklahoma Heart Hospital in Oklahoma City, OK.
A viewing was from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. July 9. The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. July 9.
Funeral service was at 2 p.m. July 10 at the Terral First Baptist Church, with Bro. Barry Kelly and Bro. Larry Cox officiating, under the direction of Terral Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Terral Cemetery.
Eldon was born July 26, 1930 at Burkburnett to Glen and Lillie (Clary) Matthews. He and Frances Mozelle Bryant were united in marriage on June 3, 1950 at Henrietta. He was a truck driver for many years, a job which he truly loved. He drove more than two million miles without an accident. He was a member of the Teamsters Union, Local 886.
After his retirement in 1992 he and Mozelle moved from Edmond, OK to Bowie to make their home. Eldon was an avid fisherman. He also loved playing dominoes. He took great pleasure in being able to spend time with his grandchildren.
Eldon was a 32nd degree Mason, having received his 50-year pin several years ago. He was a member of the Nocona Masonic Lodge and a member of the First Freewill Baptist Church in Bowie.
Eldon was preceded in death by his parents; sister,Viola Butler and a brother, Wayne Matthews.
He is survived by his wife Mozelle, of the home; two sons, Eldon Glen Matthews Jr. and wife Jackie, Madill, OK, and Roger Matthews and wife Laurie, Edmond, OK; two granddaughters, Mindy Dawn Brown and husband Sam, League City, and Heather Dawn Pribble and husband Brett, Edmond, OK; three great-grandchildren, Ben Brown, Alyssa Brown and Samantha Dawn Brown; nephew Chris Matthews, Petrolia; niece, Rammona Polk, Bowie; and other relatives and friends.
Condolences may be sent to terralfh@pldi.net.
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