Dorothy Matthews

Dorothy Louise Matthews

2021

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Dorothy Louise Matthews, 84, of Greenhill, AL, passed away Thursday, August 12, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family. Mrs. Matthews was a native of Florence, AL, born July 10, 1937 to the late Alexander Newt Gray and Maggie Lena Bush Gray. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother; a lifelong member of Shiloh Church of Christ; and retired from Lauderdale County Board of Education after many years of service. Dorothy is survived by: Sons: Roger Matthews and wife Vicki of Greenhill, AL & David Matthews and wife Sherri of Greenhill, AL Daughters: Pam DesRuisseaux and husband Mike of Greenhill, AL & Carol Harrison and husband Jeff of Greenhill, AL (8) Grandchildren: Robin Littlefield, Ryan Matthews, Amanda Davis, Jay, Lee, and Beau Harrison, Adam Matthews, & Taylor White (12) Great-grandchildren: Grace, Shelton, Cole, Katelyn, Eli, Hayleigh, Cassidy, Gage, Greyson, Leni, Maylee, and Zelda Several Nieces, nephews, and friends She was preceded in death by: Her loving husband of 52 years: Fulton Robert Matthews Parents: Alexander Newton Gray & Maggie Lena Bush Gray Siblings: Effie Hayes, Audrey Riley, Virgie Killen, Pauline Foust, Bonnie Jenkins, Augazella Owen, Jean Kelley, Clarence “Bill” Gray, Louis Gray & infant twin brothers Visitation will be Sunday, August 15, 2021 from 12-3:00 P.M. at Shiloh Church of Christ. The funeral service will follow at 3:00 P.M. at the church with Howell Bigham and McKinley Pate officiating. Burial will be in Shiloh Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Kevin Davis, Ryan Matthews, Adam Matthews, Jay Harrison, Lee Harrison, and Beau Harrison. Honorary pallbearers will be Cole Best, Gage Matthews, and Shelton Davis. The family wishes to extend their deepest appreciation to the special ladies that so lovingly cared for our mother-Leslie Purser, Gloria Whitehead, Becki Nobles, Judy May, Tina Stults, Anita Evans, Amy Mahers, Gail Bretherick, Bobbie Willard, Judy Rogers, and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends. We would also like to thank Dr. Lyman Mitchell, Jr. and his staff, Dr. William H. Heaton, Kindred Home Health, and Shoals Hospice for the special care shown to our mother. Greenhill Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Sunday
15
August

Visitation

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sunday, August 15, 2021
Shiloh Church of Christ
2605 CR 344
Florence, Alabama, United States
Sunday
15
August

Funeral Service

3:00 pm
Sunday, August 15, 2021
Shiloh Church of Christ
2605 CR 344
Florence, Alabama, United States

Interment

Shiloh Cemetery
2605 CR 344
Killen, Alabama, United States