Majorie Ruth Mathes

Marjorie Ruth Mathes, age 85, died Monday, Dec. 2 after a short period of declining health. 

Marjorie Ruth Mathes

Marjorie Ruth Mathes

Mrs. Mathes was born Feb. 8, 1928, in Konawa, Okla., to Hiram F. and Nancy E. (Skelton) Scroggins. She grew up in Konawa and was a graduate of Konawa High School. Marjorie came to Oklahoma City in the late 1940s. She had a 40-plus-year career in banking, retiring in 1991 from Bank of Oklahoma (and its many predecessors) as a vice president and trust officer. She loved to travel, especially to Las Vegas. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Bernie; two brothers, Wes and Newt; and four sisters, Opal, Thelma, Stella and Florence. 

Survivors include one son, Harold Mathes and wife, Sharon of Mustang; one daughter, Carolyn S. Dail and companion, George of Choctaw; 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. 

Services were held on Wednesday, Dec. 4 in the Chapel of The Good Shepherd at McNeil’s Mustang Funeral Service, with interment following in Mustang Cemetery.

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