Let the memory of Beatrice be with us forever
  • 65 years old
  • Born on March 18, 1946 .
  • Passed away on August 22, 2011 .

Beatrice Ann Smith Matthews, 65, a resident of 8691 Tom Matthews Road, passed away Monday, August 22, 2011, at her residence.

A native of Dinwiddie County, Virginia, the daughter of the late Guy Metcalf Smith.  She was of the Methodist faith and a homemaker.

Funeral Services will be conducted 11:00 AM, Friday, August 26, 2011 in the Eakes Funeral Chapel in Oxford by Rev. John Yount.  Burial will be in Royster Family Cemetery.

Surviving are her husband of 49 years, Ralph Matthews of the home, three daughters, Linda Matthews of Berea, Trina Ellis of Butner, Wendy Matthews of Bullock, two sons, John Matthews (Louisa) of Niceville, Florida, Herbert Matthews of the home, her mother, Ora Davis Smith, a sister Gladys Hinchey, both of Dinwiddie, Va., two brothers, Charles Smith of Dinwiddie, Va., Vincent Smith of Fayetteville, NC, fourteen grandchildren and one great granddaughter. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Virginia Link and a brother, Richard Smith.


Visitation will be held 7:00 – 8:30 PM, Thursday, August 25, 2011 at the Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford and other times at the home.

Posted by Trina Ellis on March 18, 2019
Not a day goes by that we don't miss your smile. Not a day goes by we don't sit and think of you a while. We might not have known long ago how much you meant to us until we had to let go. Missing you everyday. But here is to a very Happy Birthday in Heaven. Love you Mom.
Posted by Ashley Poythress on October 25, 2013
Grandma I still talk to you daily I know you still help all of us out. Thank you grandma for all the wonderful and great things you did for me and all the memories you left us.I tell Riley about you all the time. She knows your in heaven watching down. I love you

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