Name: Mathis, Linda

Mrs. Linda May Mathis, 85 of Symsonia, KY, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah, KY.

Born Thursday, April 4, 1935 in Symsonia, KY, she was the daughter of the late Earl McManus and the late Zena Bell (Hathcock) McManus. 

She was the Valedictorian of her graduating class at Symsonia High School, a retired administrative assist at Air Products in Calvert City, KY. She was a faithful member of Clarks River Baptist Church and an avid UK basketball fan. 

Surviving are her son, Jeffery Mark Mathis, wife Teresa of Benton, KY; daughter, Amy Canterbury, husband Kevin of Evansville, IN; brother, Harold McManus of Symsonia, KY; sisters, Fay Jarvis of Symsonia, KY and Freida Gamble of Symsonia, KY; grandchildren, Alicia Mathis, Justin Mathis, Courtney Marlow and Kiersten Canterbury; great grandchild, Jase Mathis.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Gene McManus, Vastine McManus and Clifton "Fuzz" McManus.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, July 5, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. in the chapel of the Collier Funeral Home, Benton, KY.  Bro. Jeff Collins will officiate. Interment will follow the service in the Clarks River Cemetery, Symsonia, KY.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until the funeral hour at  3:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 5, 2020, at Collier Funeral Home, 211 West 5th, Benton, KY.

In addition, the Canterburys will receive guests at a Celebration of Life Service on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the Evansville Country Club, 3810 Stringtown Road, Evansville, IN.

The family asks that memorial contributions be made to the Clarks River Baptist Church,10926 St. Rt. 131, Symsonia, KY 42082 or to the United Way of Southwestern Indiana, P.O. Box 18, Evansville, IN 47701-0018.