John Gordon Mathews, Sr., 64, of Elizabethtown, IL died Sunday, May 17, 2015 at his home in Elizabethtown, IL. He was a member of Honeycomb Church. Survivors include his wife, Sue Mathews of Elizabethtown, IL; daughters, Lacy Mathews of Elizabethtown and Josie Price of Harrisburg, IL; sons, Robert Mathews of Marion, KY and Nicholas Mathews of Harrisburg; brothers, Roy Mathews of Elizabethtown and George Mathews of Marion, IL; sisters, Charlene Price of Colp, IL, Mae Cunningham of Rosiclare, IL and Lisa Davis of Kentucky. He was preceded in death by his parents, Allen and Beulah Mathews; son, John G. Mathews, Jr.; one brother and three sisters. Services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday, May 21 at Cox Funeral Home in Rosiclare with interment in Adams Cemetery. The family will receive visitors from 10 a.m. until service time Thursday at the funeral home.