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Herbert Matlock

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Herbert Matlock, 90, of Chanute died Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, at Heritage Health Care in Chanute.
Herbert was born on Oct. 20, 1920, in Neosho County, to Eliga Bert and Grace (Stowell) Matlock. 
On May 25, 1940, he married J. Pauline Walker in Erie. She died on March 19, 2006.
He retired from the highway department.
He is survived by his children, Barbara Sutton and her husband, Clyde, Colony, and Herbert E. and his wife, Sharon, Erie; a brother, Forest E., Chanute; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren. 
He was preceded in death by a sister, Faye Pens, and a brother, Lige.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at Penwell-Gabel Gibson Chapel in Chanute. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral chapel.
Memorials to Harry Hynes Hospice or American Diabetes Association may be left at the funeral home. To leave a message for the family online visit www.PenwellGabelChanute.com.

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