Mathes, Barbara Howard

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Barbara Howard Mathes, 78, of Radford, passed away Tuesday, November 23, 2021. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Viola Howard; and a brother, Harry M. Howard, Sr.

Survivors include her daughter, Robyn Mathes; granddaughters, Hannah Mathes and Kennedy Vest; sisters and brothers-in-law, Jewell and Jim Whited, Lynn Seltz, Rebecca and Chuck May, Belinda and W. C. Helton, and Madonna Warmack; father of her daughter, Robert Mathes; and many other relatives and friends.

Barbara Howard Mathes was a beautiful soul who loved with her whole heart. She was the best mother, sister, mamaw, and friend you could ask for. She spent most of her free time reading her bible as she was devoted to the Lord, and spending time with those she loved. She was loved by all of those who knew her, and will be missed more and more as each day passes. Her family has peace knowing she is now with her heavenly Father, and will be at ease as they carry their guardian angel with them wherever they go.

The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, December 12, 2021 at the Mullins Funeral Home in Radford. Memorial services will begin at 2 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

The Mathes family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford, Virginia.