GLORIA MAY MATTHEWS – AUG. 7, 1936-OCT. 11, 2018
Gloria May Matthews of Creswell passed away on Oct. 11, 2018.
She was born on Aug. 7, 1936 in Eugene to William (Bill) and Hattie Adams. She was the first of four children, Glenn, Gladys and Phillis.
Gloria lived in Pleasant Hill as a child and attended school there. She then moved to Goshen where she graduated from the eighth grade. She graduated from high school in Springfield.
In 1964, she met and married Steven Matthews, and together they had three children, Seven R. Matthews of Salem, Diana L. Mathews of Springfield, and Donald A. Mathews of Salem.
Gloria was very outgoing and had a loving heart. She was adventurous and loved everyone she met. Her friendship and presence will be greatly missed. She was an avid gardener.
She had five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Gloria was preceded by Glenn Adams, Donald Mathews and her parents.
The family would like to thank PeaceHealth of Cottage Grove and RiverBend hospitals and their excellent, compassionate staff for their loving care given to Gloria.
Gloria belonged to the Open Bible Church, 82677 Lost Creek Road in Dexter. A Celebration of Life will be held there on Nov. 11 at 2 p.m. All friends are welcome.