05/15/07 - NNHS Newsletter - Steve Matthis

Bryant Stephen Matthis, Jr.
(d. 11 May 2007)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,   

   Once again we have another sad edition of the NNHS Newsletter.

  From Jean Poole Burton ('64) of RI - 05/15/07 - "Steve Matthis...":

Hi Carol, 
Just to let our NNHS gang know that    Anne Davidson Matthis ('64 - 0f NC) lost her husband 
Steve last week. They would have been married 31 years on July 4th. 
Love, Jean Burton

   Oh, Jean, I'm so sorry to hear this.  Please give Anne our love.

From the Sampson Independent (NC) - 05/13/07:

          Bryant Stephen Matthis, Jr

  CLINTON — Bryant Stephen Matthis, Jr., 60, 849 Cartertown Road, died Friday in Sampson Regional Medical Center. The funeral will be held 3 p.m. Monday at Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home with the Rev. James Weaver and the Rev. Jimmy Flowers officiating. Burial will follow in the Red Hill Universalist Church Cemetery. Mr. Matthis, a native of Sampson County, was a carpenter, and son of the late Bryant Stephen Matthis Sr. and Frances Inez Rackley Moore Matthis. He was a member of Mt. Gilead Baptist church and the Taylor’s Bridge Hunting Club. He is survived by his wife, Anne Melinda Davidson Matthis of the home; a son Stephen Christopher Matthis and wife Linda of Clinton; a daughter Amy Frances Matthis Nazworth and husband Joseph of Clinton; special nephew Lewis Stephen Matthis and wife Dee of Clinton; nine grandchildren: Amy Lee, Lakanne, Vanessa, Casey, Morgan, Zack, McKenzie, Micaelah and Sawyer; four sisters: Hazel M. Catlett and husband Sidney of Vancouver, Washington, Betty M. Beasley of Clinton, Kay M. Hobbs and husband Sam of Clinton, Manie M. Brown and husband Joe or Beulaville; two brothers Kirk Matthis and wife Angie of Clinton and Tom Matthis and wife Lynn of Roseboro; and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Sunday at Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home and at other times at the home. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, care of Sampson Co. Relay for Life, 207 West Arrowhead Drive Clinton, N.C. 28328. Condolences may be sent to the family at http://www.crumpler-honeycutt.com. Services provided by Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home, 118 Fayetteville Street, Clinton, N.C. 28328.

Published in the Sampson Independent on 5/13/2007.


I am so sorry to hear about Stephen. We grew up in the same neighborhood and went to the same school and church. May God bless each one of you. You will be in my prayers. God bless
Rose Marie Flynt Ashley
Anne, I am so sorry to learn of your loss. My Deepest Sympathy to you and your family
Linda L. Lane NNHS Class of 1964




    Our sincerest sympathies are extended to Anne and her family and friends.

   Y'all take good care of each other!  TYPHOONS FOREVER!

                          Love to all, Carol


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Carol Buckley Harty
219 Four Ply Lane
Fayetteville, NC 29311-9305

Morning Has Broken

Words: Eleanor Farjeon
Music: Traditional Gaelic

1. Morning has broken like the first morning;
Blackbird has spoken like the first bird.
Praise for the singing! Praise for the morning!
Praise for them springing fresh from the Word!

2. Sweet the rain's new fall sunlit from heaven,
Like the first dewfall on the first grass.
Praise for the sweetness of the wet garden,
Sprung in completeness where His feet pass.

3. Mine is the sunlight! Mine is the morning,
Born of the one light Eden saw play!
Praise with elation; praise ev'ry morning,
God's recreation of the new day!

"Morning Has Broken" midi (Sequenced by Ron Getman
courtesy of http://www.geocities.com/rgetman/hymns_list.htm - 03/31/06

"Morning Has Broken" lyrics courtesy of http://www.cgmusic.com/cghymnal/others/m/morninghasbroken.htm - 03/31/06

Blackwork Flowers Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.bravenet.com - 08/12/04

Greg Olsen Paintings courtesy of http://gregolsengallery.com – 01/27/05

Anne Davidson's Senior Portrait scanned by Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 05/15/07
Thanks so much, Dave!

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