Henry Matthews

Date of Birth: 02/07/1970
Date of Death: 01/13/2017

Henry Lee Matthews, age 46, a native of Raceland and a resident of Thibodaux, entered into eternal life on Friday, January 13, 2017.

Visiting will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 8:00am until the hour of service at 10:00am at Moses Baptist Church in Thibodaux. Burial in Greater New Fountain Cemetery in Lockport, La.

He leaves to cherish his memories, his wife, Mrs. Debra Ann Mathews, 6 Step-Sons, Brad, Sr. (Helena), Vernell, Sr. (Shawanda), Derrick, Sr. (Stacey), Jarrell, Jodeci and Deangelo Coleman; 2 Step-Daughters, Lashana and Ebony Coleman; 27 grandchildren; 1 brother, Egerald Matthews (Anica), 1 sister, Annie Celestine.

Preceded in death by his parents, Beatrice and Joseph Matthews Sr.; 2 brothers, Joseph Jr., Burnell and Alvin Matthews; 2 sisters, Rita and Dorothy Matthews Mayer.

Mr. Matthews enjoyed fishing and was employed by Seahorse Marine until his illness.

Kennedy Funeral Home is honored to serve the Matthews Family.

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Lynette (02/18/2017 3:32 pm)

To the Matthews Family, I'm so sorry that you lost your one in death. Jesus talked about death in John 11:11-14. Jesus also talked about a Resurrection of those who die. John 5:28,29. How comforting to know you have the hope of seeing your dear loved one again. I know you will miss him terribly . Please go to Jehovah in prayer . He is ready and willing to help you through this very difficult time, because he cares for you 1peter 5:7. ...My deepest sympathy for your family. With warm Christian Regards,