Vincent

Vincent Matthews

June 27, 2022

Psalms 23:6 Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever.

Vincent “Sweet Pea” “Tip” Matthews, Jr. peacefully departed this life at home on Monday, June 27, 2022. Vincent was preceded in death by his father, Vincent “Bo Pete” Matthews, Sr.; stepfather, Curtis Smith, Sr.; brothers, Curtis Smith, Jr., and Orlando Matthews; sister, Carol Johnson; father-in-law, Samuel Cheatham; mother-in-law, Gussie Mahoney Cheatham Ott; grandparents, Emmett Matthews, Doris Richardson Jones, Moran Jones, Edward Roddy, and Clarie Earnest Roddy; uncles, Ruenell Rudison, Mack Fair (Godfather) and Willie Bishop; aunt, Francis Bishop. He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Andrea Cheatham Matthews; sons, Princeton Jeremiah Matthews, and Jordan Christopher Matthews; mother, LáVerne Roddy Matthews Smith; siblings, Demetreus Matthews, Donald Johnson, Broderick Matthews, Sonja Johnson, Germaine (Roger) Griffin and Termaine (Letarsha) Johnson; stepmother, Willie B. Matthews; stepmother-in-law, Marilyn Nellum Cheatham; Godmother and aunt, Missionary Neoma Roddy Fair; aunts, Bernice Richardson and Thelma Rudison; sisters-in-law, Missionary Danette Cheatham Davis and Diana Fields; brothers-in-law, Nathaniel Fields and Kevin Nellum; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. The members of Thompson Temple Church of God in Christ of Gretna, Louisiana, surrounding churches, family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life at Thompson Temple Church of God in Christ, 1515 Whitney Avenue, Gretna, LA 70053, on Saturday, July 16, 2022, at 10:00am. Viewing 9:00am. Burial will be at Turner Chapel AME Church Cemetery, 875 Turner Chapel Road, Greensburg, LA 70441. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Services Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Road, Greensburg, LA 70441, 225.222.4479. Due to COVID-19, ALL are required to wear a mask and practice social distancing.

 

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Visitation

Saturday, July 16, 2022

9:00 - 10:00am (Central time)

Thompson Temple Church of God in Christ

1515 Whitney Avenue, Gretna, LA, LA 70053,

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, July 16, 2022

10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

Thompson Temple Church of God in Christ

1515 Whitney Avenue, Gretna, LA, LA 70053,

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Saturday, July 16, 2022

12:00 - 1:00pm (Central time)

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