Submitted by Melva L Taylor
The Sterling Daily Gazette, Sterling, Illinois
September 26, 1932 - Monday, pg 5
CARRIE (Draine) MATTHEWS
Prophetstown Lady Expires - Mrs. Carrie Matthews Dies At Lombard Sunday
Prophstown: - Mrs. Carrie Matthews, aged 68 years, passed away at 3 o'clock Sunday morning in the home of her daughter, Mrs. L. A. Haywood in Lombard with whom she had resided the past year and a half. Her death followed a lingering illness of three years.
The body will be brought today to the F. L. Dudley Funeral Chapel. The funeral will be held at 2:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon in the home of her son, Raymond Matthews, Rev. W. E. Royston of the Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be in the Leon Cemetery.
Carrie Draine was born July 17, 1864 in Prophetstown Township where practically all her lifetime was spent. She was married to Alfred Matthews in 1895. He preceded her in death in January, 1901. For the past 10 years Mrs. Matthews made her home in Chicago. She is survived by the two children mentioned above.