W. K. "Sonny" Matthews

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Funeral service for W.K. "Sonny" Matthews, 84, will be Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Gray Brown Service Mortuary with the Rev. Jeanette Fisher and the Rev. Hollis Martin officiating. Burial will follow at Edgemont Cemetery. The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service at the funeral home. Mr. Matthews passed away Friday at his residence. Survivors include his wife, Louise Matthews; daughters, Cindy Acker (Robert) and Tammy Powell (Frank); step-daughter, Gayla Creed; sons, Steve Matthews, Phil Matthews (Betty) and Todd Matthews (Sonya); stepson, Big John Smith (Mary); sisters, Nita Strickland and Sylvia Jones; brother, Paul Matthews; grandchildren, Kenny Kirk (Brook), Josh Kirk (Beth), Jeanie Johnson, Eric Matthews (Emily), Cary Lambert, Gage Matthews and Robby Acker; four step-grandchildren; several great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews. Mr. Matthews is preceded in death by his parents, William Matthews and Hester Fomby; sisters Yvonne Dunnam and Dot Torgerson, and brother, Marlin Matthews. His grandchildren will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Jerry Hollingsworth, Senior Men's Class at Halls Chapel, Bud Conaway and Mutt McGuorick. Mr. Matthews was a native of Coosa County and a resident of Calhoun County most of his life. He was a veteran in the Korean War and a member of Disabled American Veteran, Halls Chapel Church and Alabenton Genealogical Society. He was a retired brick mason. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather who was selfless, humble and kind. Condolences at graybrownservice.com
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Gray Brown-Service Mortuary
1329 Wilmer Ave
Anniston, AL 362014651
(256) 236-3441
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Published in The Anniston Star on Aug. 30, 2016
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