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Mathis, Helen J.
Helen J. Mathis, 77, of Galesburg died at 7:35 a.m. Friday, February 17, 2012 at her home.

She was born April 4, 1934 in Tuscaloosa, Ala. the daughter of James A. and Martha E. Mills Upton.

She is survived by two sons, Arthur (Audra) Cartee of Galesburg and Maurice Cartee of Abingdon, Ill.; two daughters, Angela Mendez and Ellen Parrigan, both Galesburg; three brothers, Bill, Jack, and Lee Upton, all of Ala.; three sisters, Euline, Evelyn and Ruth, all of Ala.; seven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents and three brothers.

Helen worked for Northern Telephone Company in Chicago for 25 years, retiring in 1990.

Cremation will be accorded. A celebration of life will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, February 25, 2012 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. There will be no visitation. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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