Obituary Leona Jane (Bishop) Matthews,
Moberly, Missouri, 15 Oct 1997
Moberly Monitor Index & Democrat, Randolph County, Moberly, Missouri, 15 October 1997 Leona Jane Matthews. Leona Jane Matthews, 66, of Moberly died this morning at 1:10 in Moberly Regional Medical Center. Born March 16, 1931, at Mexico, she was a manager of several restaurants in the area. Mrs. Matthews moved to Moberly three years ago from Kerington, KS. Two sons, one daughter, three brothers and three sisters preceded her in death. Surbibing are her husband, Ben, whom she married May 6, 1965, at Junction City, KS; three sons: Richard Vorhees, Grand Rapids, MI; Steve and Randy Vorhees both of Moberly; daughter, Pam Scott, Abeliene, KS; two sisters, Mary Bales, St. Peters, and Sue Edler, St Charles; 19 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at First Church of God in Moberly at 4 p.m. Saturday with Rev. Ron Bissey officiating. At her request she was cremated. Million-Taylor-Patton Funeral Home, Moberly, is in charge of arrangements.