The war hero Mark Matthews died at the age of 111. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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African-American U.S. Army First Sergeant who served in the South Pacific during World War II.
He was married to Genevieve Hill Matthews for fifty-seven years. Mrs. Matthews died in 1986, and Sgt. Matthews died of pneumonia two decades later, at the age of 111. The couple had five children and nine grandchildren.
Mourners embrace Saturday afternoon after leaving the funeral service for brothers Mark and Robert Matthews at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Lafayette. The brothers were killed in a mid-air plane collision over Boulder on Feb. 6. February 13, 2010 at 5:53 p.m.