Funeral  services  for   Mr. Gerald "Cotton" Mathews,  64,  of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will  be  held  at  1  P.M.  on  Tuesday,
November 18, 2014, at  Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home  in  Gainesboro,  TN.  Burial   will   follow   in   the   Young
Cemetery in the Center Grove  community  of  Jackson  County,
TN.

 The  family  will  receive  friends  on  Monday  from  3 P.M. – 9
P.M., and Tuesday from 10 A.M. until time of services.

 He  passed  away  on  Friday,  November  14,  2014, in Clay
County, TN.
    
 He  was  born  June  7, 1950, in Jackson County, TN,  to  the
late    Tom  Gilbert  Mathews  and  Dimple  Stafford  Smith.   On
October  17, 1968, he was married  to  Wanda Kilmon Mathews,
who survives.  He was a truck driver, and a member of Dudneys
Hill  Church  of  Christ. He  enjoyed  golf, camping, boating, time
with his grandchildren, and UT Football.

 He was preceded in death by his Parents: Tom Mathews and
Dimple & Ernie Smith; and 1 Step-Sister: Pat Smith.

 Survivors   include   his   Wife:   Wanda  Kilmon  Mathews  of
Gainesboro, TN; 1 Son: Tommy (Mike Cianciolo) Mathews of Ft.
Lauderdale, FL;  1  Daughter:  Judy (Reese) Mathews Eagle  of
Bloomington  Springs, TN;  3  Grandchildren:  Brooklyn (Dustin)
Jenkins,    Brittney   Eagle,    and    Austin   Eagle;     2     Great-
Grandchildren:    Addison   Jenkins     and     Aiden  Jenkins;   1
Brother:   Larry  Mathews of Auburntown, TN; 2   Step-Brothers:
Marty   Smith   of   Murfreesboro,  TN,  and   Ronnie   Smith   of  
Fountain    Run,    KY;  and  1  Step-Sister:  Jowania  Smith    of
Willette, TN.

 Bro. Sam Mainord will officiate at the services.

 Memorial donations may  be  made  to  the  Dudneys Hill Care
Center by contacting the funeral home.
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