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Mark Gwyn Mathis
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Obituary for Mark Gwyn Mathis

Mr. Mark Gwyn Mathis, age 55 of Roaring River, passed away Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at his home following a courageous battle of 9 ½ years with Brain Cancer.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Cranberry Baptist Church with Rev. Victor Church and Rev. Mark Wood officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 Friday evening at Reins Sturdivant Funeral Home.

Mr. Mathis was born January 29, 1963 in Wilkes County to Gurney and Peggy Johnson Mathis. Mark was a loving husband, father, son and caring brother. He was a member of Cranberry Baptist Church where he was a Deacon and had served as a Sunday School Teacher, Choir Member, Youth Leader and Sunday School Superintendent. Mark was a lifelong farmer and had a great love of nature.

He is survived by his wife; Jennifer Roberts Mathis of the home, a daughter; Paige Mathis and a son; Mason Mathis both of the home, his parents; Gurney and Peggy Mathis of Roaring River, a sister; Samantha Mathis Slade and husband Steve of Lakewood Ranch, FL, two brothers; Kirk Mathis and wife Judy and Talmadge Mathis and wife Diana all of Roaring River and several nieces and nephews.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center DUMC Box 3624 Durham, NC 27710 or to Cranberry Baptist Church Benevolent Fund, 155 Millard Mathis Road, Roaring River, NC 28669.

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home

270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659





1:00 PM
Cranberry Baptist Church

1131 Wilkes-Yadkin Road
Roaring River, NC 28669

Cemetery Details


Cranberry Baptist Church Cemetery

1131 Wilkes Yadkin Road
Roaring River, NC 28669

Memorial Contribution

Cranberry Baptist Church Benevolent Fund

155 Millard Mathis Road
Roaring River, NC 28669

Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center

DUMC Box 3624
Durham, NC 27710

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