January 13, 2018
GREENWOOD — Rose Hayslett Mathews, 98, died Jan. 13, 2018, at Riverview Nursing Home. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Episcopal Church of the Nativity in Greenwood with Rev. Peter Gray officiating. Interment will follow in Odd Fellows Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church. Wilson and Knight Funeral Home of Greenwood is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Mathews was born Aug. 28, 1919, in Columbus, to the late Fred Miller and Fannye Lamb Hayslett. She was a homemaker and member of Episcopal Church of the Nativity. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles M. Mathews; daughter, Rose Mathews Ewing; and brothers, Charles N. Hayslett, Sr. and Thomas L. Hayslett, Sr. She is survived her two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the Palmer Home for Children, P.O. Box 746, Columbus, MS 39703 or the Episcopal Church of the Nativity, 910 Hwy 82 West, Greenwood, Mississippi 38930.