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,
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
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
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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