Thursday, May 12, 2011

Obituary: Maxine Matthews, 84

DYCUSBURG — Maxine L. Matthews, 84, of Dycusburg died at 8:25 p.m. Monday at Christian Care Center in Kuttawa.

She was a member of Frances Baptist Church.

Survivors include five sons, Timmy Matthews and Jerry Matthews, both of Princeton, Charles Matthews and Jeff Matthews, both of Dycusburg, and Howard Matthews of Tiline; two daughters, Frances Holloman of Princeton and Patricia Szarka of Jewett City, Conn.; one sister, Kathleen Matheny of Shelbyville, Ill.; four half sisters; 20 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; and two great great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Perce and Neva Holder; her husband, Laymon Matthews; one son, David Matthews; two daughters, Sheila Matthews and Cindy Smith; one grandson, Raymond Matthews; two brothers, three sisters and one half sister.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Dunn’s Funeral Home in Eddyville with Rev. Lonnie Knight officiating. Burial will follow in Dycusburg Cemetery. Friends may call after 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.