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Obituaries Feb. 25, 2014

obituaryJimmy Lee Matthews, 60, of Detroit passed away Monday, February 24, 2014, at his home.  Services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26th, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with burial following in Detroit Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 – 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Jimmy Lee, the son of Charles & Helen M. Ponder Matthews, was born June 29, 1953, in Mena, AR.  He was an avid hunter & fisherman and a dad to almost everyone.

Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Sheila K. Matthews, daughter, Mina Krueger & husband Kenneth, son/grandson, David Lee Matthews, his mother, Helen Matthews, brothers, Ovid Morphew and Roger Morphew & wife Christian, sisters-in-law, Donna Sullivan & husband Wallace and Gwynn Woolum, grandchildren, Angel Krueger and Destiny Krueger, nieces & nephews, Dashonna and Daniel Woolum, Tommy Chambers, Mike Frenzel along with many others.

He was preceded in death by a son, James Lee Matthews, his father, Charles Matthews, brothers, Mike Matthews & wife Debbie, Lloyd Matthews and Reese Dale Matthews and a sister, Regina Kay Matthews.

To leave a message or tribute for the family please visit www.brighthollandfuneralhome.com.

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