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Irena Matthews

Wednesday, November 3, 2004

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Irena Matthews, 95, of Paragould, Ark., formerly of Kennett, died Monday, Nov. 1, 2004, at Paragould.

Born Dec. 9, 1908, in Greenway, Ark., daughter of the late Charley Butler and Martha Jane Bunting Matthews, she was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in WWII, Korea and Vietnam.

Survivors include numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Emanuel Matthews and three sisters, Flossie Bledsoe, Rhoda Diggs and Mary Matthews.

Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. A.E. Stanley officiating.

Burial will follow at the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kennett.