Dateline: October 18, 2001
services for Donald Matheson, age 87, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday,
October 12, 2001, in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon with Bright Newhouse,
Minister of the Hedley Church of Christ, officiating.
Burial was held in Citizens Cemetery under the direction of
Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.
Matheson died Wednesday, October 10, 2001, in Amarillo.
He was born February 13, 1914, in Paradise, Texas, and was a
resident of Claude from 1974 until moving to Amarillo earlier this year.
He married Jimmie Lee Cole on December 22, 1936, at Childress.
He was a law enforcement officer, a cattle rancher, and heavy
equipment operator much of his life before retiring in 1966.
He was a charter member of the Elks Lodge in Sierra Vista, Arizona,
and a member of the Cochise County Sheriff’s Posse in Arizona.
He was a Baptist.
include his wife, Jimmie Lee Matheson of Amarillo; a son and
daughter-in-law, Donald W. and Lynn Matheson of Arlington, TX; three
grandchildren, Debra Gorkowski of Tucson, AZ; Dwayne Matheson of Landry
AFB, VA; and Dannie Lee Alvarez of Tracy, CA; six great grandchildren; and
several nieces and nephews.
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