Elva “Mae” Matheny, 83, of Gambier, passed away unexpectedly at the Knox Community Hospital on June 10, 2021.
She was born on November 22, 1937 in Knox County to George and Mammie (Shoults) Smith. Mae graduated from Gambier High School in 1955, where she was a cheerleader for four years. Mae worked various jobs throughout her young adult life after college. She enjoyed sewing, gardening and her family’s long time love for horses and 4-H. Above all, she enjoyed spending time with her family. Mae was a member of the Grove Church of Christ.
She is survived by her children, Bob (Vickie) Matheny, Daryl (Sheryl) Matheny and Mindy Rose. Grandchildren, Lindsey, Jeff and Tika. Her brothers, Paul (Alice) Smith, Dale (Jenny) Smith and Gail Smith, along with many nieces, nephews and great grandchildren.
She was proceeded in death by her parents, brother, Bill Smith and son-in-law, Joe Rose.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday June 17, 2021 at the Lasater Funeral Home from 4:00-6:00PM. Graveside Services will be held on Friday at Union Grove Cemetery at 3:00PM.
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