August 1, 2020
Linda Lou Henry Mathis, age 75, passed away peacefully in the loving care of Memorial Gables in Marysville on Saturday, August 1, 2020. Ms. Mathis was born in Washington, D.C., on December 31, 1944. Ms. Mathis was raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and was a graduate of Broadmoor High School in 1963. She attended Louisiana State University and was a proud LSU fan.
Ms. Mathis retired from Auburn University in 2006 after having worked for 28 years as a secretary in the School of Accountancy in the College of Business. Ms. Mathis was most known for her faith and her love of her church family. Her wonderful sense of humor and ability to make those around her laugh will be greatly missed.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Mary Elizabeth Henry. Ms. Mathis is survived by her sister, Dixie Blake (Williamsburg, VA), her brother, Richard (Phoebe) Henry (Statesboro, GA), two daughters, Jennifer (Derak) Mathis Baxley (Delaware, OH) and Carrie (Allan) Mathis Allday (Lexington, KY), and seven grandchildren; Hudson, Caroline, and Piper Baxley, and Solomon, Noah, Luke, and Gianna Allday.
A private family Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady of Lourdes in Marysville. Following the service, she will be buried at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to Memorial Gables, 390 Gables Drive, Marysville, Ohio, 43040 or Our Lady of Lourdes, 1033 West 5th Street, Marysville, Ohio, 43040.
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