Mr. Ervin S. Mathis, Jr. of Marianna and formerly of Sneads, entered into eternal rest on Friday, September 21st in Jackson Hospital. He was 37 years old.
A native of Jackson County, he was of the Methodist faith and a member of Springfield African Methodist Episcopal Church. He was a 2001 graduate of Sneads High School and was presently employed at Wal-Mart as an Overnight Support Manager.
Precious memories will forever remain with: his faithful wife, She’ree Lewis Mathis of Marianna, Florida; two sons, Elijah and Noah Mathis both of Marianna, Florida; father, Ervin Mathis, Sr. of Sneads, Florida; three brothers, Demorrio Lovett of Tallahassee, Florida, Venice Mathis of Sneads, Florida and Doreck Weston (Lori) of Marianna, Florida; paternal grandmother, Arletha Mathis of Sneads, Florida, four uncles, Anthony Mathis of Sneads, Florida, Morgan Spears (Mary) of Chattahoochee, Florida, Jimmy Weston and Bobby Weston both of Tallahassee, Florida; eight aunts, Minister Patricia Mathis of Chattahoochee, Florida, Willie Ruth Allen, Ann Spears both of Sneads, Florida, Dianne Fletcher of Bristol, Florida, Mary Mathis of Grand Ridge, Florida, Lula Mae Weston, Bobbie Weston both of Tallahassee, Florida and Annie Weston of Havana, Florida; two sisters-in-law, Felicia Lewis Snowden of Marianna, Florida and Stacy Turner (John) of Bascom, Florida; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
A viewing for Ervin will be held Friday at Peoples Funeral Home Chapel from 2-6p.m.
A homegoing celebration for Ervin’s life will be held Saturday, September 29th at 1:00p.m. at Springfield African Methodist Episcopal Church with Pastor Hollis McClendon, Prophet James Clark, Minister Patricia Mathis, Reverend Arlester McCalister and Reverend James Dickson officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery with arrangements entrusted to the Caring Staff at Peoples Funeral Home of Marianna.
Ervin’s remains will lie-in-repose for one hour prior to the 1:00p.m. funeral time at Springfield on Saturday.