George Lawton Mathis

October 19, 1924 ~ March 31, 2019 (age 94)


George Lawton Mathis Sr., age 94, of Mooresburg, Tn. , passed away Sunday, March 31, 2019.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Bobbie Mathis; daughter, Deborah Mathis; brother, Kyle Mathis; and sisters, Trula Reed, Hazel Arnold & Ora Seal

Survivors include;

Sons; Scott Mathis of Perstorp, Sweden and George Mathis Jr. of Rogersville, Tn.

Grandchildren; Sarah Mathis and Lawton Mathis, both of Columbia, SC

Sister-in-law; Iva Mathis

A large extended family of beloved nieces, nephews and cousins


Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Briar Creek Baptist Church in Sneedville, Tn.

Rev. Tommy Seals officiating

Interment will follow in the Briar Creek Church Cemetery

The family will receive friends from 12 to 2 P.M. on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Briar Creek Baptist Church


Online condolences can be made at


McNeil Funeral Home in Sneedville in charge of arrangements

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April 6, 2019

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Briar Creek Baptist Church
Back Valley Road
Sneedville, TN 37869

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