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Carol Sue Matheny
(January 2, 1948 - May 23, 2015)

Carol Sue Matheny, 67, of Shelbyville, IL died at 12:35 a.m. Saturday, May 23, 2015 in Shelbyville Manor.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 27, 2015 in the First Christian Church of Shelbyville, IL with Rev. Kevin Ray officiating. Memorials may be given to the First Christian Church of Shelbyville, IL. Arrangements are by Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL.

Sue was born on January 2, 1948 in Mode, IL, the daughter of Dick and Mildred Hazel Smith Slifer. She graduated from Stewardson-Strasburg High School. Sue was an inspector at General Electric in Mattoon, IL, retiring in 1998. She also helped her husband Don with their tree trimming business, Matheny Tree Service. They enjoyed doing tree trimming projects for the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers around Lake Shelbyville. Sue was a member of the First Christian Church of Shelbyville. She married Donald D. Matheny in July 1978.

Surviving are her husband Don; brothers, Jim Slifer and wife Pat of Beecher City, IL, Kenneth Slifer and wife Helen of Mode, IL, Russell Slifer and wife Nancy of Shelbyville, IL, Richard Slifer of Stewardson, IL, Max Slifer of Decatur, IL, Paul Slifer and wife Mary of Shumway, IL and Wayne Slifer and Jane of Mode, IL; sisters, Lila Miller of Monticello, IL and Nancy Mulcahy and husband Jim of Taylorville, IL; sister-in-law, Bessie Slifer of Mode, IL; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Eric Dean Matheny; brother, Ralph W. Slifer; and brother-in-law, Ralph Miller.

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