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Donald "Donnie" Matthews

February 8, 1956 ~ December 25, 2019 (age 63)


McBee, SC

Services for Donald “Donnie” Allen Matthews age 63 will be held Saturday at 11:00am at Chapel of Norton Funeral Home.  Pastor Buddy Amerson and Pastor Danny Holley will officiate.  Burial will be In McBee Cemetery.  Visitation will be 5:00-7:00pm Friday at Norton Funeral Home.

Donnie passed away on December 25, 2019 at a local hospital.  He was born in Hartsville the son of Elizabeth Outlaw Matthews and the late Roosevelt Blann Matthews.  He previously worked at Sonoco Products Company in the Millrit Shop.  He was a sports enthusiast of all sports, enjoyed woodworking and in his younger years enjoyed his time dirt track racing.  Donnie was considered a neat freak, this could be seen with how perfect he would detail his car.  He was an avid jokester, and loved sharing those with the crew at Northside Auto Parts.

Left to cherish his memory are his mom from Hartsville, his loving wife, Cindy, from McBee; son, James Devin (Taylor) Matthews, Hartsville; brother, Billy (Jo) Matthews, Hartsville; sister, Linda Matthews, Hartsville; grandchildren, Kenleigh Barfield, McBee; step daughter, Laken (Kendell) Barfield, McBee; several nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or National Kidney Foundation, Finance Department, 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY, 10016.

Norton Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Matthews family.


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December 27, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Norton Funeral Home of Hartsville
1414 West Carolina Avenue
Hartsville, SC 29550

Funeral Service
December 28, 2019

11:00 AM
Norton Funeral Home of Hartsville
1414 West Carolina Avenue
Hartsville, SC 29550

Interment following funeral service
December 28, 2019

McBee Cemetery
Highway 151/North Second Street
McBee, SC 29101


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis TN 38105

National Kidney Foundation Finance Department
30 East 33rd Street, New York NY 10016

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