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Betty Lou (Mouser) Bretz-Matthews

March 17, 1933 ~ May 4, 2022 (age 89)

Obituary

Betty Lou Bretz Matthews, 89, of Jackson, passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau.

She was born March 17, 1933 in Bollinger County, Missouri, daughter of Albert and Dora Greer Mouser. She and Howard Bretz were married November 18, 1948; he passed away July 13, 1995. Betty and Donald Matthews were married May 14, 2008; he passed away January 29, 2021.

She was a member of First Baptist Church in Jackson for many years until she and Don became members of Cape County Cowboy Church.  Betty was an avid flower gardener and enjoyed yard sales. After retiring she devoted her time to her family and hobbies. Betty worked for Interanational Shoe Company in Jackson 15 years and 15 years for Lenco in Jackson.

Loving survivors include three nephews, Chris (Jamie) Mouser of Jackson, Dennis (Beverly) Goskie of St. Louis, Missouri and Tom (Shelia)  Goskie of Tampa Flordia; two great nieces Annie (Luke Jordan) Mouser and Lauren (Brayden) Beaird  and one great nephew C.J. Mouser all of Jackson; four great great nephews, Hunter, Wayne, Henry and Lincoln.

She was preceded in death by her parents, first husband, Howard Bretz and her second husband Don Matthews; two sisters, Wilda Slinkard and Leona Goskie and a brother Delbert Mouser.

Visitation will be Monday, May 9, 2022 from 4:00 – 7:00 PM at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center.

Funeral service will be Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at 11:00 A.M. at the funeral home the Rev. Jim Matthews officiating.

Interment will follow in Glen Allen Cemetery.

Memorials may take the form of contributions to Disabled American Veterans.

The family would like to give a special thanks to The Lutheran Home for the care and comfort they provided to Betty.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.mccombsfuneralhome.com.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Betty Lou (Mouser) Bretz-Matthews, please visit our floral store.


Services

Public Viewing
Monday
May 9, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McCombs Funeral Home & Cremation Center
640 West Independence Street
Jackson, MO 63755

Funeral Service
Tuesday
May 10, 2022

11:00 AM
McCombs Funeral Home & Cremation Center
640 West Independence Street
Jackson, MO 63755

Graveside Service
Tuesday
May 10, 2022

12:30 PM
Glen Allen Church Cemetery

Glenallen, MO 63751

Please note
Visitation will be May 9, 2022, from 4-7 pm at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. Funeral service will be May 10, 2022, at 11 am, at the funeral home, with the Pastor Jim Matthews officiating. Interment will follow in Glen Allen Church Cemetery in Glen Allen.

Donations

DAV – Disabled American Veterans
P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati OH 45250-0301
Tel: 1-877-647-8387
Web: https://www.dav.org/methods-to-donate/

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