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James Sonny Matthews
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Obituary for James Sonny Matthews

James Sonny Matthews, 69, of Kingsport, Tennessee formerly of Wade, North Carolina passed away on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at his home following a courageous battle with cancer.

He is preceded in death by his dad, James Otto Matthews. James is survived by his wife of 49 years, Gail; his daughter, Alison Matthews; his grandson, Garrett Lakatos; mother, Helen Matthews; sister, Sheila Harris and husband Ricky; brother-in-law, Greg Lockamy (who was like a brother) and wife Kela; sister-in-law, Diane Melvin and husband John; and sister-in-law, Cindy Farrell and husband David.

A memorial graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, June 22, 2018 at the Old Bluff Church Cemetery in Wade.

The family would like to say thank you to Dr. Shipstone and his staff for taking care of James. 

In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the American Cancer Society Carter Trent Funeral Home, Downtown Kingsport is serving the Matthews Family.

Local arrangements are by Skinner & smith Funeral Home in Dunn.


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