Imogene Rednour Mathes, age 61, 1104 Cross Drive, Erwin, formerly of Greene County, went home to be with the Lord at 9:35 p.m. Sunday, December 15, 2013, in Johnson City Medical Center.
She was born in Greene County, a daughter of the late Herman and Georgia Lee Myers Rednour. Mrs. Mathes attended West Park Street Church.
She was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, sister and friend.
Other than parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Mathes, who passed away in 2001; two brothers: Alvin Rednour and R.J. Rednour; one sister, Helen Morgan.
Mrs. Mathes is survived by a daughter, Christine Rice and husband, Eric, Jonesborough; two granddaughters: Hannah Rice, Caitlyn Kirkendall and one grandson, Eric Rice, II; two brothers: Ronnie Rednour and wife, Mary, Herman Rednour, Jr. and wife, Lois; three sisters: Deanna Catalfamo and husband, Joe, Barbara Messer and husband, Jerry, Mary Katherine Feezell and husband, Johnny; sister-in-law, Frances Rednour; boyfriend, John Rackley, all of Greene County; her very special pet, Bella. Several nieces and nephews also survive including a special nephew, Frankie Catalfamo, Greene County.
Funeral service for Mrs. Mathes will be held at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 17, 2013, from the Erwin Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. Reverend Nick Bailey and Pastor Parker Street will officiate. Special music will be provided by Reverend Nick Bailey and Inez Chandler. Family and friends will serve as active pallbearers.
The family will receive friends prior to the funeral service between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Tuesday.
The committal service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 18, 2013 in Evergreen Cemetery in Erwin. Those attending are asked to meet at the funeral home by 10:30 a.m. to go in procession to the cemetery.
Online condolences, photos and memories may be shared with the Mathes family through our complimentary, interactive Book of Memories at www.ledfordfuneralhomes.com.
Erwin Memorial Funeral Home, 1015 North Main Avenue, Erwin, is privileged to serve the Mathes family. (423) 743-1390.