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Johnnie W. Matney, Green Co., KY (1923-2013)

Mr. Matney had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Mormon Faith. He was a United States Army Veteran, serving during World War II. He was a member of the James L. Pruitt VFW Post 5813, Greensburg, KY. He was a tree topper and a farmer. His wife, Elsie Lile Matney, survives. He leaves 23 direct living descendants.
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Johnnie W. Matney, 90, Green County, Kentucky departed this life Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at the Metcalfe County Healthcare Center in Edmonton, KY.

The service will be at 10amCT/11amET, Friday, September 27, 2013, at Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home, 209 W Court Street, Greensburg, KY with Bro. Joseph Wilcoxson officiating. Visitation will be 5pm-8pmCT/6pm-9pmET, Thursday, September 26, 2013, and after 7amCT/8pmET, Friday. Interment will be in Lee Cemetery in the Exie Community of Green County, KY.

Pallbearers: Alvin D. Matney, Marty Matney, Josh Matney, Brady Matney, Wayne Matney, Ronald Matney, Doug Aaron and Dale Houk.

Johnnie W. Matney, Green Co., KY (1923-2013)

Johnnie W. Matney was born Tuesday, May 22, 1923 in Green County, KY. He was the son of the late Robert Lee Matney and Zada Young Matney. He departed this life Wednesday, September 25, 2013, in Edmonton, Metcalfe County, KY, having attained the age of 90 years, 4 months and 3 days.

Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.

He is survived by his wife, Elsie Lile Matney, and the following:
  • Three sons and two daughters-in-law: Arnold W. and Shirley Matney of Greensburg, KY; Alvin C. and Kaye Matney of Sulphur Well, KY; and Benny Matney of Metcalfe Co., KY

  • One daughter and son-in-law: Norma L. and Wayne Keltner of Vine Grove, KY

  • Two sisters: Lois Houk and Ellen Houk, both of Greensburg, KY

  • One sister-in-law: Laverne Lile of Greensburg, KY

  • Seven grandchildren: Glenda Harlow, Regina Vincent, Marty Matney, Angela Judd, Alvin Dean Matney, Monica Shirley and Josh Matney

  • Eleven great-grandchildren

  • One great-great-grandchild

  • Plus a host of other relatives and friends
Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home, 209 W Court Street, Greensburg, KY, in charge of arrangments.

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