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October 29, 1942 August 22, 2018
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Obituary for IVAL E. MATNEY

Mr. Ival E. Matney, age 75, of Clever, Missouri, passed away on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 in the Northwood Hills Care Center, Humansville, Missouri. He was born on October 29, 1942, in Ozark County, Missouri, the son of Thomas L. and Lattie (Becker) Matney.

Ival, an auto mechanic, had owned and operated Matneys Motor Service in Clever. He always enjoyed “tinkering” in his garage; hunting and fishing.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Judy Kaye (Yoss-Bentley) Matney on June 26, 2001; his parents; a brother; and three sisters.

Ival is survived by his second wife, Corliss Matney; his children and their spouses, Larry and Kim Matney, Donna and Scott Howerton, and Lynda and Brian Branstetter; nine grandchildren, Josy, Kyla, Chastin, Chase, Tristen, Clayton, Destiny, Lexie, and Blaine; three step children, Bruce Majors, Robbie Hensley, and Robert Armstrong; four sisters and their spouses, Edith L. Porter, Ida and Eugene Deckard, Clara and Wayne Long, and Birdie Cummins; many nieces and nephews; and many other extended family and friends.

A visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 in Meadors Funeral Home, 314 E. Drive, Clever, MO 65631. The funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, August 29, 2018, also in the funeral home. Burial will follow the service in Smart Cemetery, Billings, Missouri. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to go to the: Clever Schools (and in memo of check please write: Scholarship for auto students). Family and friends may share online condolences on this website, at

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