To a charity of the Donor's Choice in care of Pitman Funeral Home P.O. Box 126 Warrenton, MO 63383
Rheta is survived by her husband, Jerald "Jerry" Hellemeyer of Warrenton, MO , son, Jimmy Dewayne (Yuyang) Snyder, son, Danny Ray (Sandy) Snyder of Warrenton, MO, daughter, Donna (Fabian Zamora) Duckett of Wright City, MO, daughter,Christene Manning of Jonesboro, AR, son, Randy (Diana) Snyder of Warrenton, MO, daughter, Susan (Kevin) Brooks of Howe, TX, daughter, Lori (Neil) Lafferty of Fayette, MO, son, Michael Hellemeyer of Roberstville, MO, daughter, Tracy Owens, son, Jayce (significant other Tom) Hellemeyer, sister, Betty Sue (Ron) Lynn of Pocahontas, AR, sister, Judy Brandon of Pocahontas, AR, sister, Lena (Ronnie) Wells of Pocahontas, AR, brother, David (Carla) Matthews of Pocahontas, sister, Rosalie Matthews of Pocahontas, AR, sister, Patsy (Delynn) Richardson of Castle Hayne, NC, sister, Peggy Kemry of Warrenton, MO, brother, Bobby Matthews of Pocahontas, AR, sister, Carol (Danny) Rawls of Paragould, AR, sister, Sharon (Tate) Townsend of Maynard, AR, sister, Anita Huddleston of O'Fallon, MO, 18 Grandchildren and 25 Great-Grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her
father, Chestley Washington Matthews, mother, Glenda Marie Matthews, sister, Freda Matthews, sister, Shirley Melton, sister, Mary Lindsey, brother, Gene Matthews.
Organizations: Rheta loved spending time with her grandchildren, loved flowers, fishing, bowling. Rheta loved to travel she has been to all 50 states and a world traveler. She was a woodcrafter, antique collector and gardener. She loved collecting jewelry. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother