Juanita Joan Strycker Matthews died on March 24, 2021 in Maitland, FL. She was 89 years old.
Mrs. Matthews, a devoted wife and mother, was born in South Bend, IN and grew up in Orlando, FL as a child. She was the daughter of the late Clifford Harry Strycker and Kathryn Ada Clark Strycker. She married the late Charles Benjamin Matthews and raised their five children in Orlando, FL.
Mrs. Matthews is survived by her children Ben Matthews and his wife Diane Matthews of Bel Air, MD, Nancy Reeder and her husband Don Reeder of Tallahassee, FL, Charles Matthews and his wife Mandy Matthews of Ocoee, FL, Carol Matthews of Tallahassee, FL and David Matthews of Orlando, FL; one grandson Ben Matthews II and his wife Afton Matthews of Bremerton, WA; one great-grandson Harlan Matthews of Bremerton, WA; a sister Kathryn Cornwell of Pensacola, FL; and a brother Dennis Strycker of Orlando, FL. She was predeceased by her siblings Vivian Clark, Norman Strycker, Jerry Strycker, Richard Strycker and Marjorie Carroll. She will be interred at the Tallahassee National Cemetery.
Published by Orlando Sentinel from Mar. 25 to Mar. 26, 2021.