Brinkley Family History

Dudley Bratton

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Dudley Bratton
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Death of a maternal grandfatherGeorge Washington Matthews
March 23, 19405:15 PM
Address: Rural Hazel Hill At his home southeast of the Oak Grove Church
Cause: Cerebral Hemorrhage due to Arterial Hypertension
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The death certificate incorrectly records George's father as being from Iowa. I cannot explain that.

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Long Illness Ends

For G. W. Matthews Services for Resident Of Oak Grove Community

Held Sunday Afternoon

George W. Matthews, 82, died early Saturday morning at his home southeast of the Oak Grove church where the greater part of his life was spent. He had been an invalid for 12 years. The funeral was held Sunday afternoon at the Oak Grove church conducted by the Rev. R. P. Keathley of Morrisville, a Cumberland Presbyterian minister. J. C. Sheperd, Horace McCullock, Raymond Schooling and W.L. Denney, accompanied by Mrs. Clay Robbins, sang "Good Will Take Care of You" and Mr. Denney sang "God's Tomorrow". Burial was in the Oak Grove cemetery and the following grandchildren were pallbearers: George and Herbert Warden, Russell and Alberta Marsh, Clarence, G. D. Mark and Calvin Matthews. Mr. Matthews, who was born in Johnson County May 10, 1857, was a son of William and Susan Wilson Matthews. He married Alic Roach and they were parents of three children. Mrs. Zula Marsh of Lafayette County, Mrs. William Warden and Ed Matthews both of Warrensburg. After the death of this wife, he married Mattie Matthews, who survives. To them were born nine children, who with their mother are left. They are Fred of Odesa; Frank of north of Warrensburg; Mrs. Tom Farrell, and Earl Matthews of Kansas City; Mrs. Mattie Bratton, Mrs. Lucille Huffman, Archie, Walter and Robert, all of north of Warrensburg. Others left are about 40 grandchildren and nearly as many great-grandchildren. Early in life Mr. Matthews united with the Cumberland Presbyterian church and remained a loyal member throughout his life.


Burial of a maternal grandfatherGeorge Washington Matthews
March 24, 1940
Cemetery: Oak Grove Cemetery
Death of a maternal grandmotherMattie Moore Matthews
September 27, 19507:50 PM
Address: 108 East Gay Street
Cause: Arterio Sclerosis, Heart Disease
Burial of a maternal grandmotherMattie Moore Matthews
September 29, 1950
Cemetery: Oak Grove Cemetery
Death of a fatherRoy E. Bratton
February 27, 1984

Burial of a fatherRoy E. Bratton
after February 27, 1984
Cemetery: Oak Grove Cemetery
Death of a motherMattie Alice Matthews
May 1, 1995
Burial of a motherMattie Alice Matthews
May 4, 1995
Cemetery: Oak Grove Cemetery
Burial (on the date of death)