Michael Lynn Mathews, 57, of Harrison, died Dec. 26, 2011 at the Select Specialty Hospital in Springfield.
The son of Billy Lee and Billie (Moser) Mathews was born June 23, 1954 in Littlefield, Texas.
He enjoyed hunting and fishing and attended Shiloh Baptist Church. He also enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his father.
He is survived by his wife, Debbie (Crawford) Mathews of Harrison; his son, Josh Mathews and wife Jess of Harrison; his daughters, Tara Smith and husband Jeff and Nicole Snow and husband Chase, all of Harrison; his brothers, Tony Mathews and rodney Mathews and wife Katie, all of Lonesdale, Ark.; and Greg Mathews of Flippin, Ark.; his sister Karen Scott and husband Johnny of Mountain Home, Ark.
He is also survived by his grandchildren, Dalton, Sydney, Larkyn, Lyzah, Laikyn, Kenly and one on the way, Casen Michael.
Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28 at Coffman Funeral Home in Harrison. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 29 at Coffman Funeral Home in Harrison with Jim Kyle officiating. Burial will follow at Mammoth Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Josh Mathews, Jeff Smith, Chase Snow, Dalton Smith, Larry joe King, Truman Sellers, Rodney Mathews and Greg Mathews.
Honorary pallbearers are Don Tomlinson, Junior Skaggs, Louis Melton, Lead Hill Bass Club, the faculty and staff of North Arkansas College, Johnny Scott, Select Specialty Hospital, Bryan Crawford and nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mammoth Cemetery, c/o Mary Kyle, HC 5 Box 3, Gainesville, MO 65655.
Online condolences may be left at www.coffmanfh.com