August 19, 1939 - December 6, 2021
Bobbie Jean Mathews was born August 19, 1939 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas to Ophelia Eichelberger and Luther Lever. She accepted Christ at an early age on Princeton Pike in Pine Bluff. She was educated in Pine Bluff at Merrill Junior High School and graduated from North Division High School in Milwaukee. WI. In 1964 she married the love of her life. Hughey Dean Mathews and' from this union they were blessed to raise two sons. Michael Anthony Graves and Jeffery Lamar Mathews. Sr. Bobbie Jean completed her certification at Milwaukee Area Technical College to become an inspector and worked at Johnson Controls for 19 years. She then worked at General Motors as a Quality Control Manager for 19 years. Her husband passed away in 1997. She retired in 1999 and moved to Arizona. Bobbie Jean truly loved the Lord. She loved her family and loved life. Her hobbies included traveling, shopping, trips to the Casinos, Investing, and sharing time with her grandchildren. Before relocating to Sun City, AZ in 1999, she was a faithful member of St. Matthew CME Church of Milwaukee. WI. She joined Tanner Chapel AME Church in 2000 and was a faithful member until her death. She was also extremely proud to have lived to see Barack Obama selected as the 44th President of the United States. Bobbie Jean passed away peacefully on the afternoon of December 06. 2021. She is preceded in death by her mother; Ophelia Eichelberger, Father; Luther Lever and brother, Bernard Jermaine Cole. She leaves to cherish her memory one sister; Maxine Bates. two loving sons; Michael Graves (Sharon) and Jeffery Mathews. Sr. (Collette); seven grandchildren: Chantel, Jacquelyn, Jeffery II, Madesyn, Whitney, Nia, Briaanna; three great grandchildren; two loving nephews. Gregory and Raphiel, two loving nieces; Damitta and Jonique and a host of great & great great nieces and nephews, relatives and friends who will miss her deeply.
Bobbie Jean Mathews was born August 19, 1939 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas to Ophelia Eichelberger and Luther Lever. She accepted Christ at an early age on Princeton Pike in Pine Bluff. She was educated in Pine Bluff at Merrill Junior High School... View Obituary & Service Information
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