The Danville Register (Danville, VA) 15 March 1967

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The Danville Register (Danville, VA) 15 March 1967 - Leroy Matlierly Dies; Wound SelMiiflictctl...
Leroy Matlierly Dies; Wound SelMiiflictctl Leroy Matherly. 53, of Blairs, [died yesterday of a self-inflicted bullet wound to the heart. Mr. Matherly was found in a barn near his home between Blairs and Chatham. A .22 re- (volver was found beside him. A medical examiner ruled the wound self-inflicted. A lifelong resident of the county, he had lived at the Dan ville lit. 3 address for the past 25 years and was engaged in farming. He was a member of Fairview Presbyterian Church near Chatham. Mr. Matherly was born near Gretna Sept. 13, 1913, and was the son of Charlie W. and Sallie Norcutt Matherly. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Bessie Rowland Irby Matherly; his parents, of Danville; four sons, Marion Leroy Matherly of Danville Rt. 3, Leon A. Matherly of Piney Forest Rd., Latane G. Matherly and Garland F. Matherly, both of Yanceyville, N. C.; three stepdaughters, Mrs. CJara May Pippin of Gretna, Mrs. Linda Sue Eppson of Chatham Rt. E and Miss Juanita Irby of Dan ville Rt. 3; four step-sons, Leo Trby of the South Boston Rd, Avery Irby and Acey Irby both of Danville, and Sherman Irby of Danville Rt. 3. He also leaves six sisters am four brothers, Mrs. Lrvin Haw ker of Keeling, Mrs. Bradsher White of Greensboro, N. C. Mrs. Marion Barbee of Rich mond, Mrs. Clyde Shreve, Mrs Herman McDowell, Mrs. Wai ter Guill, C. W. Matherly, Ev erett Matherly, Cyril Matherly and Bennie Matherly, all o Danville; and six grandchildren The funeral will be helc Thursday at 2 p.m. in the chap el of Swicegood Funeral Home Burial will be in Danville Me morial Gardens. The body i at the funeral home. The fam ily is at the Blairs residence

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  2. 15 Mar 1967, Wed,
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