James Harold Matkins

February 27, 1942 ~ May 13, 2021 (age 79)


James Harold Matkins (79) passed away Thursday, May 13, 2021 at his home in New Albany. He was a member of Blue Springs Baptist Church. He enjoyed gardening, hot rods, mowing his grass, being outside, sitting on his front porch and spending time with his grandchildren and his great-grandchildren.

Services are 4 pm Sunday, May 16, 2021 at Blue Springs Baptist Church with Bro. Jeff Watts officiating. Visitation will be 2-4 pm on Sunday at the church. Burial will follow in the Martin Cemetery.

James Harold is survive by his children, Melinda Barnes (Kerry) of Saltillo, Mike Matkins (Charlotte) of Blue Springs, Connie Pickens (Rayburn) of Blue Springs and Penny Trimm (Jimmy) of New Albany; his brother, Billy Matkins (Kay) of Ingomar; his sisters, Phyllis Shirley of New Albany and Recie Williams of Pontotoc; 13 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by his daughters, Cindy Hardin and Amanda Frederiksen.

Pallbearers are; Matthew Bagwell, Christopher Barnes, Eric Gordon, Hunter Frederiksen, Haden Britt, Conway Allen and Nathan Allen.

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May 16, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Blue Springs Baptist Church

Funeral Service
May 16, 2021

4:00 PM
Blue Springs Baptist Church

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