Virginia L. Mathews

July 27, 1925 - August 14, 2018


Virginia L. Mathews was born on July 27, 1925 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Cecil E. and Ola (Pendley) Nitzel. She passed away on August 14, 2018 in Midwest City, Oklahoma at the age of 93. Virginia married Guy D. Mathews, Jr. on September 7th of 1944 in Geary, Oklahoma. Guy and Virginia lived in Lawton, Oklahoma after Guy returned from Korea. They moved to Oklahoma City in 1959 and to Midwest City, Oklahoma in 1961. She worked as a receiving clerk at Sears for 35 years. Virginia enjoyed making cards, plastic canvas and playing cards. She was a member of Wickline United Methodist Church in Midwest City, OK.

Survivors Include: children, Larry S. Mathews of Del City, OK, Kay Mathews, MWC, OK, 4 grandchildren, Flo E. Gunderson and Mike of Kellog, Idaho, Bobbie Gibson and Nick of Cataldo, Idaho, Larry Steve Mathews, Jr. of Pinehurst, Idaho, Nita Lauren Layman and Randy of OKC, OK, 6 great-grandchildren, Richard Broaddus, Nicholas Gibson and Connie, Janee Feldewerth and Craig, Kandis Caldwell and Kevin, Misty Martin, and Joshua Layman and Rachel, brother, Bill Nitzel and Jean of Washington State, sister in law, Vina Nitzel of Billings, MT.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Cecil and Ola Nitzel, her husband Guy D. Mathews, Brothers Kenneth Nitzel, Edward Nitzel and Fred Nitzel and half brothers Jerry and Mike Peters.

In lieu of flowers please make memorial donations to: Wickline United Methodist Church, 417 MidAmerica Blvd, Midwest City, OK 73110


Graveside Services: Geary Cemetery, Friday 1:00 pm, August 17, 2018, Geary, OK

Officiating: Rev. Ted Mercer

Services entrusted to Turner Funeral Home, Geary, Oklahoma. Condolences may be sent to the family at,, or you can find us on (Turner Funeral Homes).