Raymond Joseph Matthews

Raymond Joseph Matthews

LAFAYETTE - Funeral services will be held Friday, December 13, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Genevieve Catholic Church for Raymond Joseph Matthews, 79, who died December 5, 2013 at Lafayette General Medical Center.

Services will be conducted by Rev. Brian Taylor and Father Clifton Labbe.

He is survived by two daughters, Marie Dianna Carter (David) of Detroit, Michigan and Jeanette Tate (Cornelius) of Cecilia, LA; three sons, Gilbert Matthews (Vanetta) of Breaux Bridge, LA, Wilbert Matthews (Alfredia) of Houston, TX, Raymond Matthews, Jr. (Shirlyn) of Houston, TX; thirteen grandchildren; four great grandchildren; four sisters, Irene Johnson, Mary Loise Auguillard, Patsy Mayfield of Lafayette, LA, Alzina Matthews of Iota, LA and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Rene and Lula Mae Matthews and grandparents who raised him, Polite and Marie Arceneaux.

Visitation will be held Friday, December 13, 2013 at Syrie Funeral Home from 7:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.

A rosary will be recited at 8:00 a.m.

Sign the guestbook online at www.syriefh.com

Arrangements have been entrusted to Syrie Funeral Home, Inc. of Lafayette, LA.


Funeral Home

Syrie Funeral Home - Lafayette
1417 E. Simcoe St. Lafayette, LA 70501

Published in the The Advertiser on Dec. 12, 2013