Miriam Matthews, 87, widow of Sam Jack Matthews died Sunday, June 09, 2019, at McLeod Hospice Home, Florence.
Mrs. Matthews was born on April 27, 1932 in Florence County, daughter of the late James Arthur Graham and Marie Godwin Graham. She was affectionately known as “Gma” by all who loved her. She was a member of Lake City United Methodist Church.
Surviving family includes son, Sammy (Kay) Matthews; daughter, Elaine M. (Joe) Richardson; son, Graham (Robin) Matthews; and daughter, Jean Matthews. Grandchildren: Sammy (Jennifer) Matthews Jr., Russell (Shannon) Matthews, Jeffrey (fiancé Monica Joshi) Kirby, Channing Matthews, Kimberly Parker. Greatgrandchildren: Julia Matthews, Amber Matthews, Aiden Matthews, Anderson Matthews, Garlyn Matthews, Catelynn Owens, and Gaige Roark
Mrs. Matthews is preceded in death by her siblings, John Preston Graham, Helen Sansbury and Doris Coker.
The family wishes to thank the love and care from her caregivers, Deloris and Rosa Goble.
A graveside service for Mrs. Matthews will be held at five thirty o’clock p.m., Wednesday, June 12th, 2019, at New Zion Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the New Zion Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 347 McAllister Mill Rd., Scranton, SC 29591 or Lake City United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 818, Lake City, SC 29560-0818 or charity of your choice.