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Brenda Jones Matthews

May 15, 1954 - April 26, 2013
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On April 26th, 2013 Brenda Matthews, 58, of Wilmington, busted through Heaven's gates and finally got to see Jesus face to face. She lived every day for the purpose of spreading His love to others. When she wasn't ministering in the women's prisons through Reaching Hearts Women's Ministry, or planning an upcoming outreach, she loved spending time with her family and going to lunch with friends. Bren was born May 15th, 1954 in Goldsboro, NC to Otis and Mavis Jones. She is survived by her husband, Allan Matthews, daughter, Hannah and husband Ryan Chitwood of Wilmington. Her mother Mavis Jones, brother Otis and Yvonne Jones, nephew Scott...
On April 26th, 2013 Brenda Matthews, 58, of Wilmington, busted through Heaven's gates and finally got to see Jesus face to face. She lived every day for the purpose of spreading His love to others. When she wasn't ministering in the women's prisons through Reaching Hearts Women's Ministry, or planning an upcoming outreach, she loved spending time with her family and going to lunch with friends.

Bren was born May 15th, 1954 in Goldsboro, NC to Otis and Mavis Jones. She is survived by her husband, Allan Matthews, daughter, Hannah and husband Ryan Chitwood of Wilmington. Her mother Mavis Jones, brother Otis and Yvonne Jones, nephew Scott and Vanessa Jones, and niece Lisa Jones of Knoxville, TN. She also leaves behind her precious Maltese Charley. She has joined in heaven, her father Otis Jones.

A visitation will be Monday, April 29, 2013 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Coble Ward-Smith, Oleander Chapel. A funeral service will be Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 11:00 am at Coble Ward-Smith, Oleander Chapel. Interment will follow at Wayne Memorial Park in Goldsboro, NC.

She told her family when the time came that she left this world for another that she wanted her funeral to be a celebration of her life. In honor of her, please forgo all black and wear brightly colored attire. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Reaching Hearts Women's Outreach at 5006 Carleton Dr. Unit 92, Wilmington, NC 28403.

The staff of Coble Ward-Smith is honored to serve the family of Brenda Jones Matthews.

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