Emma Alice Mathias

Emma Alice Mathias, 87, of Timberville, Va., passed away June 9, 2019, at Sentara RMH Medical Center. She was born Oct. 27, 1931, in Mathias, W.Va., and was the daughter of the late Riley and Lizzie Strawderman.

Emma was a dishwasher at Southern Kitchen in New Market. She was a member of the Timberville Moose Lodge, New Market Eagles, and the VFW Ladies Auxiliary in Edinburg.

Surviving are two daughters, Rae Ann Mathias, of Timberville, and Patricia Stevens, of Baltimore, Md.; one son, James “Jim” Mathias, of Timberville; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

One son, Donald Mathias, and one daughter, Betty Jean Mathias, preceded her in death.

The body was cremated. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Broadway Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 666, Broadway, VA 22815.

Arrangements are entrusted to Grandle Funeral Home in Broadway.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.grandlefuneralhome.com.

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