Florence R. Mateer

Jan 11, 2014

WAYNESVILLE — Florence R. Mateer, 103, passed away Jan. 11, 2014, at Silver Bluff Village. Florence was born Oct. 4, 1910, to the late Patrick and Florence Bradshaw Glynn.

In addition to her parents Florence was preceded in death by her husband, John Francis Mateer; and her sister Frances Sarah Wyand.

Left to cherish her memory are one son, John Francis Jr. (Phyllis); two daughters, Florence Regina Estill, and Fidelis “Dale” Jackson (John); eight grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren. She had three guardian angels on earth, Mary Corbett, Mary Reilly, and Kay Holer.

A memorial service celebrating Florence’s life will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Research Hospital at 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN  38105.

The family would like to offer a word of thanks to the caring staff and nurses at Silver Bluff Village.

Garrett Funerals and Cremations is serving the Mateer family. www.garrettfuneralsandcremations.com.