Lynell Matthews


SPRINGDALE - Lynell Childrey Matthews, 78, of Springdale, Ark., passed from this life on July 1, 2014. She was born on August 26, 1935 in Warren, Arkansas to Thomas and Edna Baker.

Lynell served God faithfully, loved her family and gave of her time and talents to all who needed her. We will miss her laugh, her smile and her spirit, but we are thankful that we will see her again in heaven.

Lynell is preceded in death by her parents; first husband, HL “Lou” Childrey; brother, Boyce Baker; sister, Bitsy Baker Million; and great granddaughter, Harper Roberts.

Lynell is survived by her husband, James Matthews, her daughter, Linda Shaddock and her husband Jimmy of Rogers; grandchildren, Amber Roberts and her husband Jerry, Justin Shaddock and his wife, Whitney; four great-grandchildren and other family and friends.

The Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, July 3, 2014 at First Assembly of God Church in Springdale. Burial will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, July 5, 2014 at Memorial Park Cemetery in White Hall, Arkansas.

Please share your condolences and thoughts of Lynell on her memorial at www.WestfieldChapel.com.