Floyd Mathis, Sr.

Floyd Mathis, Sr.

Saturday November 4th, 1944 - Friday October 23rd, 2020
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Floyd Leroy Mathis, Sr, 75, passed away Friday, October 23, 2020. He was born November 4, 1944 to Rev. John Leslie Lewis and Evelyn Mathis in Chattanooga, TN. He was a graduate of Howard High School, class of 1962. He was employed and retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad. Floyd was a devoted family man, a very giving person, and most of all he was a Christian.

He was preceded in death by wife, Dianna F. Mathis; daughter, Sereta S. Mathis; granddaughter, Mackenzie C. Mathis; parents, Rev. John (Doris) Lewis and Evelyn (Ellis) Thornhill; brother, John Dandy.

He is survived by sons, Floyd (Tara) Mathis, Jr. and Timothy (Jill) Careathers; daughters, Sonjia (Chris) Williams, Quisha (Patrick) Buggs; grandchildren, Maya and Madison Mathis, Damon and Cymone Bellmon; brothers, Larry (Margaret) Dandy, Michael Dandy, Leroy (Vena) Dandy, Leslie (Shirley) Lewis, Daniel Thornhill, Billy Hasani (Bonnie) Subira; sisters, Patricia Green, Barbara Mathis, Mildred (Gatha) Logan and Elizabeth Mathis; sisters-in-law, Helen Townsend, Deborah (Charlie) Davidson; brother-in-law, Calvin (Zelma) Finley; special family friends, Mr. and Mrs. James Tucker, Tommy (Wilma) Wills, Stacy Wills; a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

A public viewing will be held 2:00pm-6:00pm Monday, November 2, 2020 at the funeral home. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Interment: Chattanooga National Cemetery.

Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 423-622-9995.
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Posted at 08:59pm
Praying ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™for (Pastor Timothy (Jill) Careathers & the entire family during this season of bereavement . May God strengthen and keep you in perfect peace in the days to come.ELDER HENRIETTA ERSKINE-๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’œOlivet Baptist Church๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’œ

DeHavialnd Douglas

Posted at 12:56pm
Sending condolences to the family of Mr. Floyd Mathis Sr. Prayers for strength in your time of sorrow.
William Rivers and family

Bernard King

Posted at 10:42am
Floyd Jr,

I'm sorry to hear about your Father passing. Sonia and I will keep you and family in our thoughts and prayers.

Bernard King Jr
Sonia King

John Harper

Posted at 12:53pm
Floyd was an honorable man. The world will be a lessor place without him. It was a true honor to have known him. May his family find peace knowing he is in a better place.

John Harper

Elizabeth Hayes

Posted at 11:00am
Praying God will comfort you with His everlasting love, and care.
Love, Joy, and Peace
Elizabeth Hayes , Peggy A. Mack ,and Janeka

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