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Lola Matthews, 76

New Albany MS obituary 2017

Lola Helen Hill Matthews

December 15, 1940 – March 6, 2017

Lola Helen Hill Matthews, 76, passed away on March 6, 2017 at North Mississippi Medical Center Hospice in Tupelo. She was born December 15, 1940 in Union County to the late James Charlie and Ida Mae Bigham Hill. She was retired from Lane Industries and was a member of Cairo Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be 2:00p.m. Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Cairo Baptist Church with Bro. Rick Griffin, Bro. Marty Merritt and Bro. Sonny Smith officiating. Burial will be at Cairo Church Cemetery. United Funeral Service will be in charge of the arrangements.
She is survived by her husband, Wallace Donald Matthews; a daughter, Melba Mooneyham (Kevin) of Pontotoc; two sons, James Matthews (Melinda) and Donald Matthews (Tammy), both of Cairo; seven grandchildren: Jim Matthews (Kelly), Joel Matthews (Crystal), Jana Matthews, Dustin Matthews (Brandy), Dillon Matthews (Megan), Caleb Mooneyham and Joshua Mooneyham; two step-grandchildren, Tyler Mooneyham (Cortney) and Megan Mooneyham; and fifteen great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Louise Hill Hefner and six brothers, Charles Oliver Hill, Eurie Hill, Ferris Hill, Rayburn Hill, Lonnie Roy Hill and Theodore Hill.
Pallbearers will be Jim Matthews, Joel Matthews, Caleb Mooneyham, Joshua Mooneyham, Dustin Matthews and Dillon Matthews. Honorary pallbearers will be Tim Holcomb, Jimmy Hamblin, Dennis Foster, Sam Anderson and Jacob Holcomb.
Visitation will be at Cairo Baptist Church on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 from 5:00p.m. till 9:00p.m. and again on Thursday from 10:00a.m. till service time.
For online condolences and guest registry, please visit


MAR 8. 05:00 PM – 09:00 PM  &  MAR 9. 10:00 AM – 02:00 PM

Cairo Baptist Church

Ecru, MS, US, 38841


MAR 9. 02:00 PM

Cairo Baptist Church

Ecru, MS, US, 38841

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