Armedia Faye Cox Mathena went home to be with Jesus Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010 in Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Born in Wythe County, she was the daughter of the late Robert Edward and Mamie Pearl Chrisley Cox. Also preceding her in death were a daughter, Sharon East, and grandson, Cory Dalton. Mrs. Mathena was Pentecostal by faith.
Surviving are her husband, Leonard Mathena Jr.; sons and daughters-in-law, Alan East, Robin East, Eugene and Tiessa Mathena, and Leonard D. Mathena; daughters, Kathy Christian, Denise Cizl and Karen Mathena; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Graveside services will be held Monday, Nov. 8 at 2:30 p.m. from Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin, with the Rev. Lee Sarver officiating. In lieu of flowers the family wishes memorials be given to the charity of one’s choice. Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski.