Joe Henry Matlock, 80, of Hayti, Mo., died Tuesday, August 3, 2004, at Pemiscot Memorial Health Systems nursing home in Hayti.
Born April 15, 1924, in Obion County, Tenn., he was the son of the late Lee Thomas and Mary Myrtle Worley Matlock. Prior to retirement he was a mechanic for Pemiscot County. He was a member of Jesus Name Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church.
An April 3, 1954, in Hernando, Miss., he married Geraldine Jordon.
Surviving are one son, Glen Matlock of Jacksonville, Ark.; one daughter, Judy McCoy of Bragg City, Mo.; one sister, Lorene Parrott of Hayti; four grandchildren, Nathan Matlock and Candi Matlock of Jacksonville, Kimberley Perkins of Steele, Mo. and Derek McCoy of Bragg City; two great-grandchildren, Rayanna Nicole Matlock of Jacksonville and Dekota Perkins of Steele.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Donna Jean Matlock; one brother and three sisters.
Funeral services were 2 p.m. Friday, August 6, at Jesus Name Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church in Caruthersville, Mo. with the Revs. John Stepp and Anthony Stepp officiating.
Burial was in Pemiscot Memorial Gardens at Caruthersville under direction of H.S. Smith Funeral Home of Caruthersville.
Pallbearers were Tim Collins, Tim Collins, Jr., Donnie Bowman, Dennis Lewis, Paul Aydelott and Lonnie Cook.