Mrs. Jessie F. Mathis


Jessie F. Mathis, age 70, of Rebecca, died at Tift Regional Medical Center in Tifton Thursday, October 20, 2016. She was born August 28, 1946, in West Palm Beach, FL, to the late Norman Warner Bell and Frances Jordan Bell. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother and will be greatly missed. She was a member of Desoto United Methodist Church. 

A memorial service was held on Monday, October 24, 2016, at the Martha McDonald Moore Chapel at Magnolia Manor in Americus. Rev. Eddie Braswell and Rev. Joy Wilson officiated the service.

Survivors include her husband, Rev. Guy Mathis of Americus; a son, Joshua Nathaniel Mathis of Rebecca; and four daughters: Shayla Hobbs of Rebecca, Kayla Mathis of Vienna, Jessica Dallis Mathis and Jordan Dakota Mathis, both of Rebecca. Also surviving are four brothers: Jay Bell of Wrightsville, Burt Bell of Ocala, FL, and Jimmy Bell of Melbourne, FL; and three sisters: Linda Bell and Jeanie Wier, both of Naples, FL, and Charla Stewart of California; and two grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to The League of the Good Samaritan, 2001 S. Lee St., Americus, GA 31709.