Elizabeth May Whittington Matthews 86 of Woodstock died Monday, December 17, 2012.
A service will be held on Thursday, December 20, 2012, 10:00 AM at the Dellinger Funeral Home, Woodstock by Rev. Freddy Helsley. Burial will follow at Sunset View Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Matthews was born October 25, 1926 at Fishers Hill, Virginia. She was the daughter of the late John William and Lillie Irene Richard Whittington. Elizabeth worked for the Travelers Insurance Company in Washington, D.C. and when she moved to Zepp, Virginia, she worked for Farm Bureau Insurance Company in Woodstock until she retired.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Dodson Matthews, who she married on June 28, 1947, two sisters, Frances Comstock and Cora Showalter, and a brother, John W. Whittington.
Elizabeth is survived by two sisters, Maxine Anderson and husband, Andy of Sherrard, Ill and Phyllis Jurney of Woodstock; a sister in law, Barbara Riffee Sedwick of Woodstock; several nieces and nephews and their children.
Elizabeth was a well-loved sister, sister in law and aunt and friend to everyone. She will be missed.
The family will receive friends Thursday morning from 9:30 AM until time of the funeral.