Hilda Darnell Matthews, age 91, passed away in May 15, 2020, in Columbus, MS. Mrs. Matthews was born in Columbia, TN, on July 2, 1928, to John Darnell and Lillian Moore Darnell. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, John Wilson "Jay" Darnell; sisters, Dorothy Darnell Porter and Ethel "Polly" Darnell Ferguson; and husband, Doyle Matthews.
She is survived by nieces, Joy Porter Nichols and husband Aubrey of Columbus, MS; June Ferguson Smith and husband Bruce of Birmingham, AL; nephew, James Michael "Jim" Porter and wife Wanda of Como,MS; and a host of great-nieces and great-nephews.
A private graveside funeral service for family members will be conducted by Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette, AL, on May 19, 2020.
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