Mrs. Patricia Noel Mathis
July 30, 1961 - August 23, 2006


Services: Galilee Methodist Church

Address:  Edwardsville, VA

Date: Monday, August 28, 2006


Life Reflections

Funeral Services for Mrs. Patricia Noel Mathis of Maryland formerly of Edwardsville, Virginia were held Monday, August 28, 2006 at the Galilee United Methodist Church in Edwardsville, Virginia with Reverend Charles Bates, Officiating.

Patricia Noel Mathis, lovingly known as “Pat” by family and friends, was born on July 30, 1961 in Richmond, Virginia to Elsie M. Noel and Columbus R. Kenner.

At an early age, Pat was baptized at Galilee United Methodist Church in Edwardsville, Virginia. She received her education in the Northumberland County Public Schools.

She was employed at Tacoma Park Middle School in Maryland until her illness.

On June 22, 2002, she was united in holy matrimony to Melvin Mathis. Pat was a devoted wife and mother. She cherished the time spent with her family. Her quiet and giving spirit played an important role in her life.

On Wednesday morning, August 23, 2006, Patricia “Pat” Mathis departed this earthly life at Holy Cross Hospital in Wheaton, Maryland. She was preceded in death by her special grandmother, Mary Kenner Conaway.

She leaves to cherish, a loving husband, Melvin Mathis; two daughters, Alisha Noel and Makon Noel, a stepdaughter, Shakita Mathis; her mother, Elsie Noel and father, Roosevelt Kenner; mother-in-law, Brenda Hymes; three sisters: Judy Sanders (Bug), Kim Noel (Maurice) and Sharla Noel; a brother, Noland Noel; two sisters-in-law: Ronnie Washington and Dionne Goodall; a brother-in-law, Dewayne Mathis; seven aunts: Mavis Dates, Elaine Noel, Minister Shirley Harcum, Rose Noel, Edith Elmore, Daisy Abdelaziz, (Israel) and Blossie (William) Pitts; six uncles: Robert Noel(Celitia), Donald Harcum, Ellis Elmore, Freddie Kenner (Shirley), Harrison Kenner (Dorothy) and Isaac Kenner (Julia); a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Interment services were held at the church cemetery where family and friends served as both pall bearers and floral bearers.

Services of Comfort and Trust provided by the Berry O. Waddy Funeral Home, Berry O. Waddy, Manager.

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