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Cromartie - Miller Funerals & Cremations

401 W Cumberland St, Dunn, NC

OBITUARY

Helen Gray Lovick Matthews

January 24, 1929November 26, 2019

Helen Gray Lovick Matthews, age 90 of Godwin, departed this life on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at her home. She was born on January 24, 1929 in Cumberland County to the late Lynard Lovick and the late Ida House Lovick. She is also preceded in death by her husband: James Otto Matthews; Son: Sonny Matthews; two sisters: Mary Dorman and Katie Belle Lovick. Helen loved spending her days dotting over her great-grandchildren and tending to her yard and flowers. She could often be found watching her favorite soaps, like The Young and The Restless or watching Judge Judy. Helen was very active in her church, where she worked with the Act Teens and the GA’s. Some of her fondest memories were spent on her many vacations with her family to the beach and Disney.

Helen Matthews leaves behind to cherish her memory her daughter: Sheila Harris and husband Ricky of Godwin, three grandchildren: Alison Matthews of Knoxville, Tennessee, Megan Harris of Godwin, and Taylor Harris and wife Stephanie of Grays Creek; two great-grandchildren: Riley Byers and Garrett Lakatos; daughter-in-law: Gail Matthews of Knoxville, Tennessee and a host of other family and friends.

You are cordially invited to a time of visitation on Friday, November 29, 2019 from One O’clock until Two O’clock in the afternoon at Wade Baptist Church where the funeral service will commence at Two O’clock with Rev. Raymond Myrick presiding. She will be laid to rest in the Old Bluff Cemetery with Taylor Harris, Brandon Lovick, Joe Norris, Larry Riegal, Eric Vann, and Hunter Norris serving as pallbearers.

All arrangements are entrusted to Cromartie-Miller Funeral Home. Online Condolences may be expressed at www.cromartiemiller.com

  • FAMILY

  • Lynard Lovick, Father (deceased)
  • Ida House Lovick, Mother (deceased)
  • James Otto Matthews, Husband (deceased)
  • Sonny Matthews, Son (deceased)
  • Sheila Harris and husband Ricky, Daughter
  • Mary Dorman, Sister (deceased)
  • Katie Belle Lovick, Sister (deceased)
  • Alison Matthews, Granddaugher
  • Megan Harris, Granddaugher
  • Taylor Harris and wife Stephanie, Grandson
  • Riley Byers, Great Granddaughter
  • Garrett Lakatos, Great Grandson
  • Gail Matthews, Daughter-in-law
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Taylor Harris
  • Brandon Lovick
  • Joe Norris
  • Larry Riegal
  • Eric Vann
  • Hunter Norris

Services

  • Receiving Of Friends Friday, November 29, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, November 29, 2019

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