In Memory

Meredith Loy (Matthews) - Class Of 1940

Meredith Jean Loy Matthews, 75, of Delphi, died at 12:50 p.m. Nov. 1, 1997, in St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Lafayette, where she had been a patient two days. Born Nov. 19, 1922, in Delphi, she was the daughter of Thurman and Della Fannie Dice Loy. Her marriage was on Sept. 7, 1940, in Delphi, to Harold H. Matthews, who survives. She was educated in the Delphi Schools and was a homemaker. Mrs. Matthews was a member of the Delphi United Methodist Church and the Love Circle, Delphi Business and Professional Women’s Club, and Delphi American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed gardening and flowers. Also surviving are one daughter, Janice Matthews Burkhart of Lafayette; two sons, Richard Douglas Matthews of Lafayette and Robert Dean Matthews of Delphi; two sisters, Geraldine Loy Fontinel of Delphi and Clementine Loy Leaman of Atlanta, Ga.; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one sister. Services were today at the Delphi United Methodist Church with Rev. Mark Ellcessor officiating. Burial was in Zion Cemetery, Rt. 1, Flora. Horn funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to the Delphi United Methodist Church.

Delphi Carroll County Comet November 5, 1997