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Bessie Elizabeth Matthews

November 6, 1938 — June 8, 2020

Hartsville, S.C.

Graveside services for Bessie Elizabeth (Lib) Matthews age 81 will be held Wednesday at 11:00 at the Prospect Methodist Church Cemetery directed by Norton Funeral Home. Rev. Ken Hughes will officiate. Visitation will be following the service and at other times at her residence at 1113 Greenleaf Drive, Hartsville.

Mrs. Matthews was born in Hartsville a daughter of the late Cordie Lee Outlaw and Sallie Warr Outlaw Walters. She was a member of Lakeview Baptist church. She retired from Milliken Company after 40 plus years of service and later worked for the Darlington County School System.

Surviving are one son, Billy (Jo Ann) Matthews, Hartsville; one daughter, Linda Matthews, Hartsville; one daughter in law, Cindy Matthews, McBee; two sisters, Frances Williams, Hartsville and Miriam (Gene) Jones, Hartsville; one brother in law, Rev. Carroll Hall, Hartsville; four grandchildren, Phillip (Tegy) Matthews, David (Nicole) Matthews, Devin Matthews and Tyler Matthews, all of Hartsville; four great grandchildren, Emma Kate, Addyson, Hyatt and Jacob; several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one son, Donnie Matthews; Sister, Joyce Hall; brother in law, Dewey Williams.

Norton Funeral Home is honored to serve the Matthews family.

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Starts at 11:00am

Prospect United Methodist Church Cemetery

740 Prospect Church Rd, Hartsville, SC 29550

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