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Eric George Mathews

April 5, 1927 ~ March 16, 2020 (age 92)


Eric George Mathews, of Jalandhar, Punjab, passed away on March 16, 2020 in Cumming, Georgia.

Viewing will be at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at Canton Funeral Home and Cemetery, 10655 East Cherokee Drive, Canton, Georgia 30115, followed by funeral services and burial at 1:30 p.m. with Pastor Rusty Williams officiating.

Pastor E.G. Mathews was born in Chakwal, in Hoshiarpur District of Punjab to Rehmat Masih and Fazal Bibi on April 5, 1927. He went to school at Roorkee SDA High School in Uttarkhand, where he completed his evangelistic training. He married Barkat Bibi Khan on December 18, 1950 in Jalandhar, Punjab. He was ordained as a pastor in 1967 and ministered for the Seventh-day Advenstist Church for 41 years.

Pastor E.G. Mathews is preceded in death by his wife, Barkat Bibi Khan and is survived by his four daughters and two sons, along with their spouses, children, and grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Gladwin Mathews, Edwin Mathews, Alcuin Rajan, Leonard Moses, Marvin Mathews, and Gurpreet Singh.

The Mathews family wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Northside Hospital Forsyth staff, Pastor Rusty Williams, and Canton Funeral Home and Cemetery.

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