Cory Mathews

Alhambra |

Cory S. Mathews, age 43 of Alhambra, IL, died Monday, November 22, 2021, at his home in Alhambra, IL. 

He was born on Sunday, July 16, 1978, in Belleville, IL, the son of Guy and Becky (nee Harris) Mathews. 

Cory was born in Belleville, IL; grew up in Alhambra, and graduated from Highland High School, Highland, IL, in 1996. He attended Belleville Area Community College, Belleville, IL. He lived in St. Louis, MO, and later back to Alhambra. He worked for various restaurants. He enjoyed people, his pet dogs, and cats, and decorating. 

Survivors include: Mother - Becky S. Martin, Alhambra, IL; Aunt - Denise (Michael) Zobrist, Highland, IL; Aunt - Vicki Merkle, Highland, IL; Aunt - Sandy Mathews, Appling, GA; Aunt - Pat (Wayne) Connell, Appling, GA; Aunt - Denise Little, Vandalia, IL; Aunt - Mary Castleman, Lake of the Ozarks, MO; Step Mother - Sherry Mathews, Granite City, IL; Step Sister - Misty (Mike) Wheatley, Granite City, IL; Step Brother - William Black, Granite City, IL; Cousin - Shelley (Steve) Gibbs, Highland, IL; Cousin - Scott (Michele) Heinz, Highland, IL; Cousin - Chance (Audra) Zobrist, Highland, IL; Cousin - Derek (Stacey) Zobrist, Highland, IL; Cousin - Jeff (April) Schroeder, O'Fallon, MO; Cousin - Lisa (Jason) Schuetz, Alhambra, IL. 

He was preceded in death by: Father - Guy S. "Sam" Mathews; Paternal Grandparents - Jay & Ivy (nee Compton) Castleman; Maternal Grandparents - Dennis & Charlene (nee Wetzel) Harris; Uncle - Denny Harris; Uncle - Jay Castleman. 

Arrangements are being handled by Dauderman Mortuary in Alhambra, IL. 

Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Saturday, December 04, 2021, at Dauderman Mortuary in Alhambra, IL. 

Memorial service will be at 11:00 AM on Saturday, December 04, 2021, at Dauderman Mortuary in Alhambra, IL., with Rev. Jeremy R. Wood, Pastor, Salem United Church of Christ, Alhambra, IL officiating. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Metro East Humane Society.

Obit Provided By:
Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home

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