Verna Mae Mathenia, 89, of Staunton, IL, died at Community Memorial Hospital, Staunton, IL on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at 12:10 am. She was born July 7, 1930, in Hurdland, MO to Lawrence Williams & Bertha (Todd) Williams. She married Paul Newton Mathenia. She was a homemaker. Verna was a member of the Assembly of God Church, Bethalto, IL. She is survived by her spouse, Paul Mathenia, children, Gary (Rosi) Mathenia, Leslie (Judy) Mathenia, Melvina (Wayne) Hernandez, 6 grandchildren, several great grandchildren, brothers, Perry Williams, and Dennis Williams. Verna was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Darrell Williams, sisters, Laneta Williams, Margaret Williams, Diana Ayres, Della Wettstein and Wanda Lingenfelter. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Cornerstone Ministries, Benld, IL at 1pm. Memorials are suggested to Cornerstone Ministries. Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at www.kravanyafuneral.com. Kravanya Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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