Funeral service for Mrs. Helen Henry Patrick Matthews, age 93, of Fayetteville, TN, will be conducted Sunday, January 15, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. at the Fayetteville First Presbyterian Church with Rev. Carol Tate officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Matthews passed away Thursday, January 5, 2017 in Huntsville Hospital.
Mrs. Matthews was a native of White Oak, SC, the daughter of the late Matthew White Patrick and Ilda Nixon Patrick. She was a homemaker, a member of the First Presbyterian Church, where she was a Sunday School teacher for 60 years, an Erskine College graduate, a member of the DAR and Foreman of the Lincoln County Grand Jury for 16 years.
Survivors include her daughter Pat Matthews Fraley of Fayetteville, TN, grandson Will Fraley and wife Britton of Murfreesboro, TN, great granddaughters Maddie Fraley of Lynchburg, TN, Emma Fraley of Fayetteville, TN, Ella Sim Fraley, Savannah Fraley both of Murfreesboro, TN, son Van Matthews of Franklin, TN, granddaughter Elizabeth Matthews and great grandson Kross Shutt both of Fayetteville, TN. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband John V. Matthews, II in March, 1993.
Visitation with the family will be Sunday, January 15, 2017 from 1 until 2:30 p.m. at the Fayetteville First Presbyterian Church.