Matthews, Cynthia Kay

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Cynthia Kay Matthews, 53, Ringgold, died on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 in a local hospital.  

She had lived most of her life in the Chattanooga and North Georgia areas. Cindy was a member of the Oakwood Baptist Church, Gateway Campus, where she worked in the children’s ministry and in hospitality where her smiling face will be missed. Cindy loved to sing in the choir and with the Praise Team, and her beautiful voice will be missed.

Survivors are loving husband of 32½ years, Randy Matthews; daughter, Delia Matthews, Ringgold; father, Charles Holt, Fairhope, Alabama; mother, Shirley Holt, Chattanooga; brother, Chuck Holt Jr., Chattanooga; sister, Chris Baker, Hixson, Tenn.; and her loving Molly.

A celebration of life will be held 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 2, in the Oakwood Baptist Church, Gateway Campus, with Reverend Joseph Hardin officiating. 

The family will receive friends from 12-3 p.m. on Saturday at the church.

The family will have a private interment.

Memorial contributions may be made to Oakwood Baptist Church, 115 Oakwood Street, Chickamauga, Ga.  30707.

Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort with the family.

There will be no visitation at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway.


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