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Rosemarie Matthews

January 13, 1932 - December 2, 2016

Rosemarie Matthews, 84, of Springfield, died on December 2, 2016, at Concordia Village. She was born January 13, 1932 in Polk County, MO to William and Allean (Lunceford) Barnhouse. She married Charles Matthews on April 9, 1950, and he preceded her in death on July 30, 2011.

Survivors include four daughters: Theresa (Thomas) Kruger of Dixon, IL, Pamela Lea (Don) Volland of Florence, KY, Candi (Charles) Campbell of Rochester, IL, and Kelly (Robert) Scott of Chatham, IL; eleven grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, three sisters: Patsy Hood, Janet Skidmore, and Linda Benner, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and sister, Doris Blankenship, and three brothers: Charles Dean Barnhouse, Bill Barnhouse, and Bob Barnhouse.

Rosemarie was a member of Springfield Southern Baptist Church. She was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her family.

Visitation: 4–6 pm, Monday, Dec. 5, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home-Springfield. There will be a second visitation from 10-11 am, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 at Springfield Southern Baptist Church.

Funeral Service: 11 am, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 at Springfield Southern Baptist Church with Pastor Michael Keppler and Pastor Charles Campbell officiating. Burial will follow at Chatham Cemetery.

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, December 5, 2016

Time: 04:00 pm - 06:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield


1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map

An second visitation will be held from 10-11 am., Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at Springfield Southern Baptist Church.

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Time: 11:00 am

Springfield Southern Baptist Church


225 N. Grand Avenue East
Springfield, IL 62702


Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Chatham Memorial Cemetery


Chatham, IL


Memorial Information

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to:

Dr. Charles C. Matthews Scholarship Fund at the Baptist Foundation of IL
3085 Stevenson Drive
Springfield, IL 62703

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