Richard “Ricky” Allen Matthews

Published 11:11 am Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Richard “Ricky” Allen Matthews, 48, a resident of McKenzie, Ala., passed away Monday, May 9, 2011, after an extended illness.  Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. today at New Home Baptist Church with Rev. Clifton Morris officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Johnson Funeral Home of Georgiana, Ala., directing.  Ricky was preceded in death by his parents, Lorenza and Erline Matthews and brother, Terry Ray Matthews.  He is survived by two daughters, Tiffany (Brandon) Sanders, Georgiana, Ala., and Kimberly Matthews, McKenzie, Ala.; Three grandchildren, Skylar Sanders and Abbie Gail Sanders, both of Georgiana, Ala., and Eli Matthews, McKenzie, Ala.; Three brothers, Billy (Clidy) Matthews and Sammy (Sheri McCall) Matthews, both of McKenzie, Ala., and Randall (Angeline) Matthews, Georgiana, Ala.; and many nieces and nephews.  In addition, Ricky leaves behind two special friends, Becky Davis and Sue Matthews.  Visitation was held at Johnson Funeral Home Chapel Tuesday evening. Online condolences may be made at

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