Victoria Ann (Jones) Mathias was granted her angel wings on July 13, 2014. She was born Feb. 9, 1944, in Temple, Texas, to the late William and Ruth Jones. Growing up in South Gate, Calif., she enjoyed spending time on the beach. Upon graduating from high school, she traveled to Wheeling, W.Va., with her Grandmother Jones, where she met her husband of 49 years, Lowell R. Mathias.
Vickie was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend, who loved flower gardening, her animals, helping others in anyway she could, long walks, and coffee with friends. She especially adored her granddaughter, Jordie. Vickie was vivacious and lived life to the fullest each day. She was a member of Garretts Chapel United Methodist Church.
Besides her husband, she is survived by one daughter, Donna L. Mathias, and future son-in-law, Scott W. Nesselrodt of Mathias, W.Va.; one son, Jeremy L. Mathias and wife, Jeanette, and granddaughter, Jordan, of Monrovia, Md.; her “furry” grandchildren, Lucky, Kita, and Pippi; two sisters, Sharon Harris and husband, Paul, and Pam Jones of Granbury, Texas; four brothers, William O. Jones and wife, Robin, of Greers Ferry, Ark., Jerry Jones, Bob Jones and Dennis Jones and wife, Shelly, of North Little Rock, Ark.; and special friends, Norma Wilkins, Donald Mills and Lynise Fansler, along with many other friends and family.
Pastors Jonathan Hedrick and Kelly Simmons will conduct a funeral service Friday at 11 a.m. at Garretts Chapel United Methodist Church in Mathias. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Mathias.
The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Grandle Funeral Home in Broadway.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Mathias-Baker Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 59, Mathias, WV 26812, or the Potomac Highlands Animal Rescue, HC 59, Box 200, Cabins, WV 26855.
Online condolences may be left to the family at www.grandlefuneralhome.com.