2009-03-19 / Obituaries


Barbara Allen Norris Matthews, 66, of Mobile died March 14, 2009 at her residence.

She was born Aug. 10, 1942 in Dixons Mills. She was a member of Dixons Mills Baptist Church. She was a former registered nurse.

Survivors include her husband, Michael Vincent Matthews Jr., Mobile; two sons, Vincent De Paul Matthews, Mobile, Michael Eric Matthews, Natchitoches, LA; four sisters, Martha Pruett, Madison, June Cassity, Mary Moran, both of Dixons Mills, Margaret Ann Green, Arlington; two grandchildren; her caregivers were Julia Blackburn, Rita Barron, Martha Graham and Carol Hocutt.

The service was March 17 at 11 a.m. at the Dixons Mills Baptist Church with Revs. Leon Harrison and Bob Moran officiating. Burial was in the Dunning Cemetery in Dixons Mills. O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.

Active pallbearers were Christopher Cassity, Michael Williamson, Tommy Cumbest, Bobby Norris, Walter Roberts and Rick Jennings.


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