OAKWOOD - Mary L. Matson, 85, of Oakwood, died 10:17 a.m. Nov. 12, at home. She was born June 11, 1934 in Antwerp to the late Orville and Thelma (Mick) Bair. On June 29, 1952 she married Reverend Raymond Matson, he died Sept. 20, 2007.

Mary is survived by her children: Becky (Ronald) Geren of Continental, Steve Matson of Sorrento, Fla., David (Donna) Matson of Paulding, Michael (Theresa) Matson of Continental, and Mark (Jody) Matson of Brooklyn, Mich.; eighteen grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and a sister: Linda (Bob) Gill of Defiance.

She is preceded in death by a granddaughter: Marla Matson.

Mary was a former member of Auglaize Chapel Church of God in Oakwood and a current member of Bethel Christian Church in Arthur. She played piano and organ at both of the churches. Mary was an avid greeting card minister, she would send cards to everyone for every occasion.

Funeral service were held Saturday, Nov. 16, at Bethel Christian Church, Arthur. Burial followed in Sherman Cemetery, Oakwood.

Memorials may be made to Bethel Christian Church or to Gideons International.

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