Virginia "Jenny" Matthews, 87, of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, following a period of declining health.
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Born in Fayetteville, Ark., on Jan. 28, 1927, she was the daughter of the late John Fredrick and Bessie Gertrude White Hann. She moved to Gainesville in 2007 from Cumming. She was a homemaker and a member of Grace Chapel Church of Christ.
Mrs. Matthews was known as an encourager.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Delbert Matthews; son, Paul Matthews; and all her siblings.
She is survived by her daughter, Betty J. Matthews of Gainesville; son and daughter-in-law, Ted and Susie Matthews of Roanoke, Va.; granddaughters and spouses, Miracle and Dave Quelle, Melanie and Donovan Stuprich, Mallory and Andrew Grady; nine great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces; nephews; cousins; and a host of friends.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 2, 2014, at Grace Chapel Church of Christ in Cumming where she was a member for many years. Minister Kurt Picker will officiate.
Those wishing to send online condolences may do so at littledavenport.com.
Little & Davenport Funeral Home, 355 Dawsonville Highway SW, Gainesville, GA 30501 is in charge of arrangements.
Published in gainesvilletimes.com on Feb. 27, 2014
Little-Davenport Funeral Home
355 Dawsonville Highway Southwest Gainesville, GA 30501