Obit: Elizabeth Matthews

Obit: Elizabeth Matthews

July 12th, 2018 in Obituaries
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Elizabeth Ann Matthews of Lookout Mountain, died peacefully at home on June 28, 2018, surrounded by her loving family after a prolonged illness. Elizabeth was born in Delhi, N.Y. on Dec. 21, 1954. She graduated from Delaware Academy and went to American University in Washington, D.C. where she studied photo journalism. After working in Washington for several years she moved to Lookout Mountain to be with her family. She had a passion for cooking and baking and operated a catering business in D.C. and Chattanooga. Elizabeth was the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. William T. Alt and T. Neil Matthews who died in 1968. Her sister, Regina Matthews Oehmig, preceded her in death in 2009. She is survived by her sister, Barbara Matthews Law, her brothers, Tracy Matthews (Cheryl), Stephen Matthews (Shawn) and Peter Matthews, as well as nieces, nephews, grand nieces and nephews, all of whom thank God for the gift of having Elizabeth in their lives. A private burial service was held at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church on Lookout Mountain.


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