Jackie Box Matthews

December 24, 1938 - November 5, 2020

Jackie Matthews ended her battle with Alzheimer’s on Thursday, November 5, 2020. Jackie was 81 years old and was born on December 24, 1938, to Harve and Francis Box in Huntsville, Texas. She spent her early childhood years in Robertson county Texas. After her father took a job at Humble Oil the family moved to Baytown, Texas, where Jackie graduated from Robert E. Lee High School. She married and they raised their two children in Baytown. Jackie was a loyal employee of Sherwin Williams for more than 35 years where she worked as an interior decorator and store manager. After retiring from Sherwin Williams, she moved to Winnie, Texas. Jackie enjoyed remodeling and redecorating every one of her homes. She was active in her church where she taught Sunday school to all ages through the years. Jackie enjoyed traveling and during her childhood, her family traveled all over the United States on their annual vacations. As an adult, especially after retiring, Jackie enjoyed traveling to many foreign countries. Jackie loved the LORD and her family, especially her grandchildren.

Survivors include her daughters, Kim Penny and her husband, David and Debbie Batten and her husband, Tommy; grandchildren, Jennifer Penny, Scott Penny, and Brady Batten; sister, Glenda Rogers; niece, Melinda Leiper and her husband, David; great-nephews, Macon Leiper and Gray Leiper.

She is preceded in death by her parents.

A gathering of Mrs. Matthews’ family and friends will begin at 12:00 p.m. with her funeral service to follow at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, November 14, 2020, at First Baptist Church, 117 Van Ostrand, Stowell. A graveside service will be at 1:00 p.m., Monday, November 16, 2020, at Henry Prairie Cemetery, Franklin, under the direction of Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 70, Stowell, Texas 77661.

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Graveside Service

Graveside Service
  • 2390 Henry Prairie Church Road, Franklin, Texas 77856
  • 11/16/2020
  • 1:00 pm

Funeral Service

Funeral Service
  • 113 van nostrand stowell tx 77661
  • 11/14/2020
  • 1:00 pm

Gathering of Family and Friends

Gathering of Family and Friends
  • 113 van nostrand stowell tx 77661
  • 11/14/2020
  • 5:39 pm

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Randy

A job well done Kim. Jackie can rest now. Condolences to the family.

Rosemary Moore

sorry to hear about your Mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

David and Denise Farson

We are sorry for your loss. She is at peace now. Jackie was such a lovely person. May God's love comfort your family.