March 29, 1949 - December 31, 2020
Mrs. Linda Mathews, 71 of Poulan, died on Thursday, December 31, 2020 at her residence. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, January 3, 2021 at Banks Funeral Home Chapel, interment will follow in the Poulan Cemetery. The Rev. Clinton Fields, Rev. Phillip Lawson, Rev. Tim Mathews and Rev. Gordon Poole will officiate. Mrs. Mathews was born on March 29, 1949 in Baxley, GA., to the late Alvin and Mabel Page Griffin. She had lived in Poulan since 1967 and retired from the Worth County Head Start program as a Supervisor after 27 years. Mrs. Mathews was previously employed with the Worth County Department and Children and Family Services. She enjoyed fishing, camping, singing and loved spending time with her family, especially her husband, David. Mrs. Mathews was a member of the Church of God Prophecy. Survivors include her husband, David Mathews of Poulan; children, Sharon Cartwright (Jonathan) of Cleveland, TN., Sandra Poole (Gordon) of Doerun, GA, Michael Mathews (Angie) of Tifton, GA, and Renee' Mathews (Gabe Dixon) of Poulan; grandchildren, David Mathews (Kayla), Tina Mathews, Lea Bates, Haley Sparry (Jonathan), Johnna Hunt (Tyler), Toney Clark (Megan), Ambria Poole, Jordon Poole, Stewart Carter, Steven Duckworth, Elizabeth Arnold, JJ Scarberry (Megan), Autumn Judy and Dylan Stamey; great grandchildren, Abegayle Evans, Tyson Williams, Logan Scarberry, Maybree Grace Mathews, Isaac Hunt and Jameson Hunt; sisters, Rebecca Eunice (David Bacon) of Sylvester, and Martha Sue Hughes of Hazelhurst; brothers, Larry Griffin (Wanda), Ray Griffin (Peggy) and Dennis Griffin (Patsy) all of Sumner; sisters-in-law-, Shirley Griffin of TyTy, Reba Griffin of Laredo, Diane Griffin of Tifton, Patricia Griffin of Kansas and Vonnie Harris of Poulan; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Mathews was preceded in death by her by her brothers, Tommy Griffin, Linton Griffin, Glenn Griffin and Melvin Griffin; niece, Terry Eunice Owens and a son-in-law, Shelton Clark. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Banks Funeral Home. Please sign our online guest registry at www.banksfh.com. Banks Funeral Home in Sylvester is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Linda Mathews, 71 of Poulan, died on Thursday, December 31, 2020 at her residence. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, January 3, 2021 at Banks Funeral Home Chapel, interment will follow in the Poulan Cemetery. The... View Obituary & Service Information
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