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Effie Josephine Gobbell Matney

Effie Josephine Gobbell Matney
Effie Josephine Gobbell Matney was born May 20, 1929 in Lawrenceburg, TN, the daughter of the late Hobert and Roxie Nutt Gobbell. On July 2, 1947, she was united in marriage to John Anderson Matney, who preceded her in death on December 25, 2003.
She was a member of the Pulaski Street Church of Christ. She loved embroidering, word search puzzles, gardening, and spending time with her family. She also enjoyed reading her Bible and Bible study. Effie will be remembered as a devoted mother, grandmother, and sister, who will be missed dearly.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her daughter: Karen Sue Matney; sister: Naomi Creecy; and brother: James Gobbell.
She is survived by her daughters: Barbara Sullivan of Manchester, TN, and Charlotte Snider (Glenn) of Lawrenceburg, TN; son: Jerry Dayle Matney (Stella) of New Johnsonville, TN; brother: Revis Gobbell (Ruth Ann) of Eads, TN; eight grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren also survive.
Funeral services for Effie Josephine Gobbell Matney were held Wednesday March 15, 2023 at Shackelford Funeral Directors at Waynesboro, TN with burial in Highland Methodist Church Cemetery.

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