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ALFRED G. MATTHEWS, SR.

February 21, 1942 — March 7, 2024

NEW ORLEANS

ALFRED G. MATTHEWS, SR.

Alfred “AJ” Matthews, Sr., entered peacefully into eternal rest on Thursday, March 7, 2024, at the age of 82. He was a native of Minden, LA and a resident of New Orleans, LA. Alfred was a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School Class of 1960, and a retired employee of Plaquemines Parish Government.  He was a faithful member of Regular Baptist Church, and a former member of First House of Prayer Baptist Church. Beloved husband of 59 years to Mary S. Matthews. Devoted father of Alfred (Pertrina) Matthews, Jr. and Angela Matthews. Son of the late Roosevelt Matthews, Sr. and Bertha Newell. Brother of Carolyn (Edward) Ellis, and the late Sherman Matthews, Annie B. Joyner, Roosevelt Matthews, and Jacob Matthews, Sr. Godfather of Jacob Matthews, Jr. Brother-in-law of Mildred Palmer; also survived by 9 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.   The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the staff of West Jefferson Hospital, Reliable PCA and SIL Agency, Omni Home Healthcare, and Foundation Hospice for the professionalism, dedication, and compassion shown to our loved one. Relatives and friends of the family, also pastors, officers, and members of Regular Baptist Church, First House of Prayer Baptist Church, St. Paul Baptist Church, Life Center Cathedral Family Life Center, Historic True Vine Baptist Church, and all neighboring churches; employees of Plaquemine Parish Government are invited to attend the Funeral Service at Regular Baptist Church, 901 5th Street, Gretna, LA on Friday, March 22, 2024, at 10:00a.m.  Pastor T. A. Hodge, officiating. Visitation will begin at 9:00a.m. until service time at the church. Interment: Providence Memorial Park Cemetery-Metairie, LA. Arrangement by Davis Mortuary Service 230 Monroe St. Gretna, LA. To view and sign the guestbook, please go to www.davismortuaryservice.com.

 

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Visitation

Friday, March 22, 2024

9:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

Regular Baptist Church

901 5th St, Gretna, LA 70053

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Funeral Service

Friday, March 22, 2024

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Regualr Baptist Church

901 5th St, Gretna, LA 70053

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