John William Matthews, Sr
May 9, 1917 - July 26, 2004
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John ?Jake? William Matthews, Sr., 87, of 5 May Court, formerly of 5590 Hwy. 101, Woodruff, SC, widower of Frances Howard Matthews, died Monday July 26, 2004 at his home. Born in Laurens County he was the son of the late Jesse and Edna Mae Wheeler Matthews. Mr. Matthews was owner and operator of Super…

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Bob Godfrey left a message on March 6, 2015:
Mr. Matthews was one of the best neighbors I ever had. He was a friend of my father and all my family. I am so sorry to hear of his passing. I will keep your family in my prayers.
Maxine Allen left a message on March 6, 2015:
From the day I met Jake I have thought of him as the "Good Samaritan." I was privileged to know Frances and Jake and call them my friends for over 43 years. Frances was my Sunday School teacher for many years at Edwards Road Baptist Church...until she was
Linda Campbell Eshleman left a message on March 6, 2015:
Our father was Harry Campbell and our mother is Katherine Campbell. Our family grew up knowing Jake Matthews and his family. We were members of Edwards Road. Jake was a very good friend to our parents and we all remember him very well. Our thoughts an
Judy Charping Goodwin left a message on March 6, 2015:
Laura and John, I was so saddened to open the paper today to see your dad's obituary. Please know that the entire Charping family is grieving with you. Your parents meant so very much to us growing up. May God grant you grace and peace during the diffi
Joe Godfrey left a message on March 6, 2015:
I was saddened to learn of the death of Mr. Matthews. My parents who lived just down the road from the Matthews near Crescent, thought so highly of Mr. & Mrs. Matthews. Their opinion of the Matthews was well deserved because the Matthews were so kind to
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Jerry N. Smith left a message on March 6, 2015:
I was Mr. Matthews deacon at Greer First Baptist. Although I never got to meet him personally, I heard nothing but wonderful things about him. I was out of town all last week and am so sorry that I was not here for you. However, if there is anyt
Jake & JoAnn Gressette left a message on March 6, 2015:
Jake Matthews was a giant among men! He and Frances were devoted to one another and to God. While visiting with Jake Friday evening, he told me he couldn't get over how God had blessed him...his words were, "I'm not just saying this now. I wake up betwee
Gail Stovall left a message on March 6, 2015:
I am the adopted daughter of Fred & Alice Hollingsworth, Gail H. Stovall. I can remember well Mr. Matthews coming to our home on Wade Hampton Blvd.2nd house beside Steel Heddledelivering fuel oil. He was a kind man and my dad always spoke kind of him. As
Fred Stephens left a message on March 6, 2015:
Sorry to hear of your loss. May God continue to comfort you during this time.
Elaine Charping Lindsey left a message on March 6, 2015:
Laura, Johnny and extended family: Judy sent me the announcement for your dad. I have many childhood memories of times spent with you and your family that I will always cherish. We had great times after church on Sunday afternoons. Both your mom and d
Steve Zellner left a message on March 6, 2015:
Regina and I would like to express our deepest condolences to Jake's family. There's only good things to say about Jake - what a guy. He was someone you could always count on - a great neighbor - a caring friend and someone that we admired and respect
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