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Burton Thurmon Mathus


Burton Thurmon Mathus, 79, of Bluford, died at 3:30 p.m. Sunday 
at his home, following an apparent heart attack. He was a carpenter. 

Funeral arrangements are incomplete. The body has been taken to the 
Bluford Funeral Home in Bluford. 

Mr. Mathus was born June 20, 1888, in Jefferson county, the son of 
George and Rilla (Shelton) Mathus. He was first married to Agnes Green, 
who preceded him in death, July 5, 1936. On July 4, 1941, he was married to 
Frankie VanVelson, who survives. 

Survivors include one brother, Claude Mathus of St. Louis, MO.; four nephews 
and four nieces. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, and one sister. 

Mr. Mathus regularly attended church at East Hickory Hill. 
 


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Submitted by: Cindy Ford
  



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