2008-10-23 / Obituaries


Eunice Presnall Matthews, 70, of Grove Hill died Oct. 19, 2008 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital.

She was born Nov. 15, 1937. She was a member of Mt. Horeb A.M.E. Church of Allen.

Survivors include one son, Derrick Matthews Jr., Grove Hill; four daughters, Felica (Terry) Pugh, Portia Matthews, Renee Snell, all of Grove Hill, Angela (Mark) Hamberlin, Chicago, Ill.; one brother, James (Henrietta) Presnall, Flint, Mich.; three sisters, Corrain McCall, Springfield, Ma., Ann Hampton, Annie R. Edgar, both of Flint, Mich.; 13 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Archie and Ethel Presnall, and a daughter, Gaynell Simpson.

Visitation will be held Friday, Oct. 24 from 5 until 7 p.m. at the Jackson Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. The service will be Saturday, Oct. 25 at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Whatley with Rev. Fernell Pendleton officiating. Burial will follow in the Wayman Chapel Cemetery in Suggsville.

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