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Mrs. Nadine Alice 'Russell' Matthews passed away Thursday afternoon, March 10, 2011, at the Henrico Doctor's Hospital in Richmond, Virginia, at the age of 89 years, 4 months & 11 days. Nadine was born on October 29, 1921, in Loughboro, Missouri, and was the daughter of James Walter Russell and Zora Alice 'Smith' Russell. Also preceding in death were: her husband, Floyd N. Matthews (Sept. 19, 1976); 2 sisters, Gerry Aldrich and Pauline January. Also, 3 brothers: Elva Russell; Leeman Russell & Claude Russell.
Nadine was a longtime, faithful member of Farmington First Baptist Church. Nadine was a Children's PreSchool Sunday School Teacher at Farmington First Baptist Church for many years. Nadine was a former City Clerk for the City of Farmington for more than a decade.
Survivors Include : a son, Larry (& Suzanne) Matthews, of Richmond, VA; a sister, Mary V. Straughan, of Bourbon, MO; 3 Grandchildren: Daniel (& Andrea) Matthews, of Herndon, VA; Michael Matthews, of Herndon, VA; Anne 'Mrs. Van' Fletcher, of Raleigh, NC. An Adopted Granddaughter, Alison Pultz, of Farmington; and 6 Great-Grandchildren: Jack Fletcher; Luke Fletcher; Sarah Fletcher; Hollie Matthews; Kara Matthews & Drew Matthews.
Visitation : Tuesday, 5-8 p.m. (Note: NO visitation Wed. morning)
Funeral : Wednesday, 10:00 a.m., March 16, 2011
at : Farmington First Baptist Church, with Dr. William C. Miller officiating.
Interment : Hillview Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Farmington
Memorials to : * Farmington First Baptist Church - Children's PreSchool Ministry.