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Dr. Elizabeth W. Matthews

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Dr. Matthews was born on July 30, 1927 and passed away on Saturday, August 17, 2019.

Dr. Matthews was a resident of Carterville, Illinois at the time of passing.

She graduated with a B.A. degree from Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, VA in 1948; MS degree in Library Science from University of Illinois in 1952; a Ph.D. in Higher Education from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in 1989; and an Honorary LLD from Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, VA in 1989.

Visitation will be Friday, August 23, 2019 from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm in Crain Pleasant Grove-Murdale Funeral Home. Funeral Services for Dr. Elizabeth Matthews will be Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 11:00 am in Crain Pleasant Grove-Murdale Funeral Home with Pastor Howard White. Interment will follow at the Pleasant Grove Memorial Park.

Memorials can be made to First United Methodist Church, Carbondale, IL.