Obituary for Linda Mathews Linda Marie Mathews, age 55, passed away June 9, 2018 at her home in the community of Baton. Born September 9, 1962 to Donald and Edna Marie Sample in Toledo, Ohio, Linda was a graduate of Whitmer High School before going on to study at the University of Toledo. Upon graduating, she married her husband, Dale John Mathews, and gave birth to their son, Jason Allen Mathews. She is survived by her parents, Donald and Edna Marie Sample, of Hartwell, GA; her brother, David Sample and his family of Kingsport, TN; her husband, Dale Mathews of Baton; and her son, Jason Mathews of Charlotte. Linda was a beloved daughter, wife, mother, and friend to many who always put the needs of those she loved before her own. Aside from being an avid animal lover, she also had an interest in the arts from an early age, and enjoyed painting and creating pottery as some of her favorite hobbies. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Linda’s honor to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research at Grand Central Station, P.O. Box 4777, New York, NY 10163, www.michaeljfox.org/ or to Burke County Friends for Animals at P.O. Box 1884, Morganton, NC 28680, www.burkecountyfriends4animals.org . These are two causes that were dear to her heart. A celebration of Linda’s life will be held at a date in the near future, with the family announcing details when final arrangements are made. Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.evansfuneralservice.com. Evans Funeral Service and Crematory of Lenoir are serving the Mathews family. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Linda Mathews please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Linda Mathews September 9 1962 June 9 2018. Evans Funeral Service
Death notice for the town of: Lenoir, state: North Carolina