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Eleanor Pierson Matthews

Eleanor Pierson Matthews, age 88, of CarrolltonEleanor Pierson Matthews, age 88, of Carrollton passed away Sunday, June 21, 2009, in her home.

Born Aug. 6, 1920, in New York City, she was a daughter of the late Willis T. and Mary Ann (Koch) Pierson.

She was a graduate of Miami of Ohio University.  She was a homemaker who enjoyed her grandchildren, her hobbies and was an avid reader.

She is survived by two daughters, Jean Martin of Carrollton and Jan (Neal) Cohen of Gainesville, FL; four grandchildren, Geoff Martin, Lauren Martin, Matthew (Leah) Cohen and Richard Cohen; two great grandchildren, Sawyer Cohen and Grady Cohen and a brother, Richard (Mary Jane) Pierson.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald B. Matthews, whom she married April 30, 1945, and who passed away July 26, 2003, and a brother.

Funeral services will be held Friday, June 26 at 11 a.m. in Allmon-Dugger-Cotton Funeral Home with Bob Main officiating.  Burial will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery in Cleveland.  Calling hours are Thursday, June 25 from 7-9 p.m. in the funeral home.


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