Gladys Irene Reid Matthews

Published 9:21 am Monday, October 30, 2017

Mrs. Gladys Irene Reid Matthews, 89 of Mocksville, died Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017 at Forsyth Medical Center.

She was born Nov. 24, 1927 in Forsyth County to the late Graham Edgar Reid Sr. and Blanche Angel Reid. Mrs. Matthews had retired from Poindexter Lumber Co. after 29 years.

She is preceded in death by :her husband, Roy Evan Matthews; a son, Royce Matthews; and a daughter, Sandy Matthews Sink.

Surviving: a daughter, Mitzi M. Lewis (Bo) of Mocksville; 2 sons, Robin “Byrd” Matthews of Mocksville and Robert “Tony” Matthews (Mary) of Lewisville; 6 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Graham Reid Jr. of Winston-Salem.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m.Wednesday, Nov. 1 at Forsyth Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Hayworth-Miller Kinderton Chapel.