Family-Placed Death Notice
MATTHEWS, Gene GENE MATTHEWS Mr. Gene "Football" Matthews, age 79 of Dallas passed away on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at Tranquility at Kennesaw Mountain. Gene worked at General Motors as an Attendance Coordinator for UAW. He was heavily involved with the Union Assembly Workers at GM. Survived by wife of 27 years Mrs. Bennie Ruth Matthews; four children; four step children; fourteen grandchildren; and seven step grandchildren. Funeral service will be held in the Chapel of Jeff Eberhart Funeral Home on Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 2 pm. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, December 20, from 4 - 9 pm and Saturday, December 21, from 9 am until the funeral hour. Interment will follow at Shady Grove Cemetery. Jeff Eberhart Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mr. Gene "Football" Matthews.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Dec. 20, 2013