Horace L. “Don” Matthews
Augusta, GA – Horace L. “Don” Matthews, 78, husband of Mrs. Geneva Flowers Matthews, entered into rest Saturday, July 31, 2010 at University Hospital.
Funeral services, will be held Monday, August 2, 2010 at 12:00 P.M. from the McBean Baptist Church with the Reverend Wayne Todd officiating.
Interment will be on Tuesday, August 3, 2010 at 11:00 A.M. in Pinecrest Memorial Cemetery, Jesup, GA, with the Reverend Edgar Waters officiating. Military honors will be accorded by the Air Force Honor Guard.
Mr. Matthews was a native of Decatur County, GA and the son of the late Remus P. and Lucy Nell Cloud Matthews. He served his country in the United St ates Air Force and was a firm believer in God, Patriotism and Country. He taught Adult Bible School, had a prison ministry, visited the sick and was a supporter of the Susan Swanson Program of Augusta Care Pregnancy. Mr. Matthews was a licensed minister in the Assemblies of God Church and attended McBean Baptist Church.
In addition to his wife he is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Dr. Douglas and Amy Morris of Germantown, MD and Robert “Bob” and Jill Morris of Jacksonville, FL; a half-brother, Dextral Austin of Conyers, GA; a half-sister, Ramona Sue Richardson of Tempe, AZ; and two grandchildren, Bailey Morris and Brooke Morris.
The family will receive friends Sunday from 3:00 until 5:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Rd , Augusta , GA , 30906 .