Glade C. Matthews, 86, entered this world the first set of identical twins on January 28, 1931 to Walter and Hannah Cox Matthews in Pleasant Grove, Utah. Glade passed away peacefully March 1, 2017 of cause’s incident to age. Glade’s Twin brother and best friend Dale passed away February 16, 2012. What a reunion they must be enjoying. Glade always had an ear to ear smile for everyone followed with a little laugh.
Glade and his twin brother worked very hard side by side. They looked so much alike that even their own father could not tell them apart except the way they moved their body while working or doing something. Glade worked hard on the family farm growing crops such as wheat, barley, hay, corn, sugar beets, pumpkins etc., besides milking the cows night and morning.
Glade married Martha Breyton on April 4, 1992 in Provo, Utah. Glade is survived by his wife Martha of 25 years, sister LaRee Black, and numerous nieces and nephews. Also preceding him in death were his parents, brothers: Reed, Earl and his twin brother Dale Matthews and a sister Mary Lou McDaniel.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 1 PM in Anderson & Sons Mortuary Chapel, 49 East 100 North, American Fork. A viewing will be held from 11:45 AM to 12:45 PM. Burial will be in the Pleasant Grove City Cemetery next to his twin brother Dale.
As Glade’s family, we would like to thank those who played such an important part of his life. Please share a memory below.
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American Fork Chapel
49 East 100 North
American Fork, UT 84003
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