Irene Mattix Ghant

Wednesday, December 1, 2004

Irene Mattix Ghant, 84, of Marked Tree died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2004, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro of natural causes.

She was born in Bay and had lived in Marked Tree for the past 12 years and was formerly of Harrisburg. She was a housewife and member of the Central Baptist Church in Marked Tree.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Loran Reginald Ghant; three sisters; two brothers and her parents, James Edward and Beatrice Adelaide Watson Mattix.

She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Marshall and Vicki Ghant of Marked Tree and two grandchildren, Loran Matthew Ghant and Hannah Lynn Ghant, both of Marked Tree.

Funeral services were Sunday, Nov. 28, 2004, in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home with Rev. Chad Stoddard and Rev. Gary Brown officiating.

Pallbearers were Ronald Baxter, Matt Valentine, Charles Corpier, Jimmy Joe Terrell, Wade Hawkins and Zachary Highfill.