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1944 Jerry 2024

Jerry Lynn Matthews

June 21, 1944 — June 15, 2024


Jerry Lynn Matthews, 79, departed this world for his Heavenly Home on June 15, 2024. He was a gradate of Everett High School and a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. Preceded in death by: beloved infant daughter; parents, Bernice and John Matthews; infant great-grandson, McClain Matthews; brother, Sidney Matthews. He leaves behind to mourn his loss: devoted wife of 57 years, Carol (Jones) Matthews of Maryville; son, Jeff Matthews (Renae Matthews) of Chattanooga; grandchildren, Braden Matthews, Brooke Matthews, and Bryce Matthews (Anna Maria Matthews); great-grandchildren, Renley Matthews and Presley Matthews; brother, Phillip Matthews. A private graveside service and interment will be at Grandview Cemetery with Father Pete officiating. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to: Alzheimer’s Tennessee Inc, 5801 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919 or a charity of your choice. Smith Funeral and Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000,

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