Irene Chokos Mathis, age 91, beloved wife of the late Raymond J. "Chic" Mathis Jr., died on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, at her residence.

Born in Sumter, she was a daughter of the late Chris and Aspcia Stevens Chokas. Over the years, Mrs. Mathis worked alongside her family and husband in their many businesses. She was a member of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Columbia.

Surviving is one son, Dr. Stephen Marcus Mathis of Canton, Georgia.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday at Sumter Cemetery, 700 W. Oakland Ave., Sumter, with the Rev. Fr. Michael A. Platanis officiating.

The family will receive friends immediately following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 1931 Sumter St., Columbia, SC 29201.

You may go to and sign the family's guest book.

The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home of Sumter for the arrangements.