Jennifer Matheny, 61, of Troy went home to be with the Lord at 9 a.m. Friday, April 5, 2019, at her home after a long battle with cancer.
Funeral services were 2 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. The Rev. Jerry Rollins and the Rev. Robert Davis officiated. Burial followed in Terrace Hill Cemetery near Troy.
Visitation was from 5-8 p.m. Saturday and from noon until the hour of services Sunday at the funeral home.
Her grandsons served as pallbearers.
She was born Feb. 28, 1958, in Jackson, daughter of the late Rev. James and Lucille (Smith) Fisher. She spent the first 13 years of her life in Decaturville before moving to Mt. Pleasant.
She was a graduate of Mt. Pleasant High School and attended Lee University in Cleveland. She married the Rev. William “Bill” Matheny March 23, 1979. He survives.
She was a homemaker and a member of Graves Chapel Church of God. She loved to cook, sew and tend to her flower and vegetable gardens.
She is also survived by one daughter, Denise Sullivan of Castalian Springs; three sons, Bobby Matheny (Larae) of Iaeger, W.Va., Shane Matheny (Kim) of Alexandria and Josh Matheny (Tara) of Dyersburg; 17 grandchildren, Miranda Matheny and Garrett Matheny (McCall), both of Union City, Erica Cline (Gentry), Morgan Cline (Jeremy) and Braxton Matheny, all of West Virginia, Nicole Cummins of Castalian Springs, Ali Sullivan of Knoxville, Salem Sullivan of Cookeville, Zach Greer (Paige) and Austin Matheny, both of Hickman, Ky., Cameron Matheny of Brownsville, Ky., Brianna Matheny and Jonathon Moore, both of Dyer, Chandler Matheny and Colton Matheny, both of Dyersburg, and Madison Garcia and Kristen Garcia, both of Watertown; several great-grandchildren; one sister, Betty Allen of Jackson; and two brothers, Danny Fisher of Jackson and Jim Fisher (Sandy) of Paris.
She was also preceded in death by her great-grandson, Greyson Knox Matheny.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home website: www.emfuneralhome.com.