COLEMAN — Funeral services for Willie Matthews, 89, of Coleman, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 2 at Stevens Funeral Home in Coleman, with the Rev. Randell Casey officiating, assisted by the Rev. John Stanislaw. Burial will follow at Coleman City Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
He died Wednesday, July 28, 2017, at Coleman County Medical Center.
He was born Sept. 29, 1927 in Coleman County to Joe Matthews and Vivian Cohea Matthews. He served in the United States Army. On July 24, 1953, he married Irene Slayton in Artesia, New Mexico.
Survivors include his children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, one daughter, two brothers and one sister.