Dateline: August 30, 2001


Mary Charlotte Word Mathers died Sunday, August 26, 2001, in Miles City, Montana.

She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Millard Word of Clarendon. She graduated from Clarendon High School in 1938. In 1940 she graduated from Cottey College in  Nevada, Missouri, and in 1942 from West Texas State University. She married Bill Mathers in 1946 at the S.J. Ranch in Clarendon.

She is survived by her husband, Bill Mathers of Miles City, Montana; five daughters and sons-in-law, Margaret and Mike Novak, Sharon and Gary Secor, Bob and Barbara Mathers-Schmidt, Libby and Marshall Gardner, and Mimi and Greg Meredith; and 13 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Millard in 1966 and Bob in 1973.

Her funeral was held in Miles City, Montana, on Wednesday, August 29, 2001, at 11:00 a.m. at the Presbyterian Church.

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