OXFORD- A. D. Matthews, age 77, a resident of Oxford, died Friday April 17, 2009. He was a native of Person County and was the son of the late Willie Stephen and Alma Setzer Matthews. He was preceded in death by his wife Mildred Jones Matthews. He was a former member of Knotts Grove Baptist Church. He retired from Burlington Mills after forty years of service as a fixer.
Graveside services will be held Sunday April 19, 2009 at 3:00 PM in the Knotts Grove Cemetery.
Surviving is his daughter, Karen “Hope” Matthews Jones of Bullock; two grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Elbert ” PePe” Matthews, Leonard Matthews and a sister Dorothy Newton.
The family will receive friends at the home of Karen and W.T. Jones on the Propus Wilkinson Rd., Bullock N. C. 27507.
Arrangements are being handled by Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home. Online memorials www.gnvfh.com select obituaries.