Harold Orion Mathews 81 of Glasgow died Thursday, June 23, 2005 at the NHC Healthcare Facility in Glasgow. Born in Barren Co. he was the son of the late Terry & Effie Whitaker Mathews. Mr. Mathews was a member of the Poplar Springs Baptist Church and retired from Eaton Corporation in Glasgow. He was also a veteran of World War II serving in the U. S. Navy. Survivors include his wife Helen Borders Mathews of Glasgow; 1 son Orval Mathews & wife Julie of Glasgow; 4 grandchildren Colin, Rilee, Jordan and Jodi all of Glasgow; 2 nieces Lois Bowles & Linda Green both of Louisville. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by 2 brothers Emmitt & Orval Mathews and a niece Dorothy Stogdill. Funeral services will be 3:30pm Saturday, June 25, 2005 at the A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in the Caney Fork Cemetery. Visitation will be after 5:00pm Friday at the funeral home.

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  1. Helen and Orvil, I just want you both to know you are in my thoughts and prayers. It’s been many years since I last saw either of you. I hope you both are doing well. I live in Louisiana now, but I can read the Glasgow Daily Times online. Cheryl

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