Dorothy White Matthews

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Full Name: Dorothy White Matthews
Location: Section:Patriots' Hill, Section 1 (A)
Row:S  Number:23
Reason for Eligibility: Wife of Wayne Matthews 
Birth Date: June 29, 1918 
Died: December 11, 2002 
Burial Date: December 17, 2002 

MATTHEWS, DOROTHY WHITE (1918 ~ 2002). Dorothy White Matthews, wife of former State Representative Wayne Matthews, was born on June 29, 1918, in Yale, Oklahoma to Charles Emerson and Cora Chapman White.

She was a graduate of Texas State College for Women, now called Texas Womans University. She married Wayne Matthews, of Gladewater, Texas, in 1924 and lived in Midland since 1950.

A pianist, Mrs. Matthews gave private instructions and was a member of the Midland Musicians Club. She was also a member of the First Baptist Church of Midland. Mrs. Matthews died on December 11, 2002, and was buried in the Texas State Cemetery.

The Matthews were married for sixty years and had two daughters, Joan and Janet.

Information taken from obituary, Midland Reporter-Telegram, Sunday, December 15, 2002.

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