Finis Matthews Jr.
May 10, 2019
NOXUBEE — Finis Matthews Jr., 64, died May 5, 2019, in Macon. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Union Star in West Point with the Rev. Henry Shelton officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation is from noon-6 p.m. Friday at Carter’s Funeral Services. Carter’s Funeral Services of Macon is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Matthews was born Jan. 17, 1955, in Clay County, to Mary Helen Matthews and the late Finis Matthews Sr. He was formerly employed with Bryan Foods in West Point and was a member of Union Star M.B. Church. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his children, Tanya Cherrell Green, Deeve Matthews, Yolanda Ewing and Monique Bradshaw, all of West Point, Dexter Blue and Marketta Blue, both of Macon; fiancée, Luevirda Miller of Macon; siblings, Jeanette Allen of Starkville, Nathaniel Matthews and Mary Ann Tallie, both of West Point; 17 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Elroy Davis, Floydzell Edwards, Jessie Ivy, David Ivy Matthews, Jimmie Lee Matthews, Dexter Blue, B. B. Taylor and Christopher Cox.