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Mathew “Mat” William Bills, 35

Mathew “Mat” William Bills, of Conway, Arkansas, born on September 28, 1982 in Reedley, California, passed away at the age of 35 on June 17, 2018. From a very early age, he endured many hardships that ultimately made it impossible for him to cope with life. He struggled to see the lovable person many of his family and friends saw in him.  

He was loved deeply by his wife Melissa Bills who can attest he tried the best he knew how to find peace and happiness on this earth. He is survived by his two children, Brodie and Lillie, whom he loved very much. He will be remembered for his love of fishing and other outdoor activities. He will be greatly missed by all of his family and friends. Mathew will live on through the memories we all have shared with him during his short life. In hopes of helping Brodie and Lillie cope with the loss of their father, email accounts ( & have been set up for those of you would like to share stories, photos, or advice with Mathew’s children. 

A memorial service and reception will be held at The Zoo Church in Dennard, Arkansas on July 14, 2018 at 11 am.. Mathew will be inurned at the Bradford Cemetery in Shirley, Arkansas.  

Arrangements are under the trusted direction of A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400.



  • Jeannie Mayhan Posted June 29, 2018 10:16 PM

    Love and hugs

  • Charles Hud Rannenberg Posted July 21, 2018 12:30 PM

    Dear Melissa and Family, we are thinking of you and here for you.
    Wishing you peacefulness and good always.

  • william norman bills Posted January 26, 2019 7:30 AM

    I am so sorry I just found out about this ,Mathew knew I loved him I told him last time I chat with him . I am at a loss I am hurt about this , I am proud to be his biological father and I really do love mat. Only thing I know to do is keep going we only get one life

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