Gloria M. Matthews


Gloria May Matthews of Creswell, Oregon passed away on October 11, 2018. She was born on August 7, 1936 in Eugene, Oregon to William (Bill) and Hattie Adams. She was the first of four children, Glenn, Gladys and Phillis. She lived in Pleasant Hill, Oregon and attended school there. She then moved to Goshen, Oregon where she graduated from the 8th grade. She graduated from High School in Springfield, Oregon.

 In 1954, she met and married Steven Matthews and together had three children, Steven R. Matthews of Salem, Oregon, Diana L. Matthews of Springfield, Oregon and Donald A. Matthews of Salem, Oregon.

 Gloria was preceded in death by Glenn Adams, Donald Matthews and her parents.

 Gloria was very outgoing, had a loving heart, adventurous and loved everyone she met. Her friendship and presence will be greatly missed. She was an avid gardener.

Gloria had five grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

We would like to thank Peace Health Cottage Grove and Riverbend hospitals and their excellent compassionate staff for the loving care given to Gloria. Gloria belonged to the Open Bible Church in Dexter, Oregon. 82677 Lost Creek Rd. A celebration of life will be held there November 11th at 2:00 P.M. All of her friends are welcome.

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