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Donna Wilkes Matthews

02/06/1984 – 10/28/2017
Kingstree

Funeral Services

   Funeral services will be 2:00PM Tuesday, October 31, 2017, in Williamsburg Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Kingstree Second Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 Monday, October 30, 2017, at Williamsburg Funeral Home.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.

Mrs. Donna Wilkes Matthews, 33, wife of George Clarion “Clay” Matthews, died Saturday, October 28, 2017, at Roper Hospital.

Donna was born February 6, 1984, in Sumter, SC, a daughter of Nancy Thornhill Wilkes and the late Donald Reese Wilkes. She was a 2002 graduate of Kings Academy and received a certificate in Early Childhood Development from Williamsburg Technical College. Donna worked at Kingstree United Methodist Church with their Preschool and Daycare. She attended Kingstree Church of God.

Surviving are: her mother, Nancy; her husband, Clay Matthews; her son, Noah Matthews; her brothers, David Wilkes, Tony Wilkes, Terry Wilkes and Allen Wilkes; her sisters, Linda Hanniford and Vicki Haselden. In addition to her father, Donna was preceded in death by a brother, Kenny Wilkes.

Funeral services will be 2:00PM Tuesday, October 31, 2017, in Williamsburg Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Kingstree Second Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 Monday, October 30, 2017, at Williamsburg Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.

Williamsburg Funeral Home

Kingstree Second Baptist Church Cemetery

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22 Condolences

  1. Emmie Easler Grainger

    Nancy, Clay and family, This news is so heartbreaking. She fought a courageous battle. It seems like not long ago she and Sarah were graduating together. She and her beautiful smile will be missed by many.

  2. Cindy McDaniel

    Clay I am so sorry for your loss. I have no way of understanding your loss and pain. My prayers are with you and Noah.

  3. Betty Mcelveen

    The family is in my thoughts and prayers.

  4. Patsy Powell

    So heartbroken for Clay, Nancy and precious Noah. There are no words that can begin to give comfort but I know that the God Donna talked so much about is the source of your comfort. May God wrap you all in His arms of love.

  5. Freddie and Tracie Davis

    Clay we are so sorry to hear about Donna. She was a very special person who brought joy to all she meet. She will deeply be missed! She was a courageous woman who loved you and Noah dearly! We love you and are here for you always!

  6. Donna Snyder

    I am so very sorry for your loss and my sincerest condolences to all the family.

  7. Amy Casey

    I cannot express how very sorry I am to have heard of her passing. She was a precious person. She will be missed. You all are in my prayers.

  8. Serena Eaddy Dovell

    My sincerest condolences to the family…you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  9. Robert Pattdrson

    Keeping each one in my Prayers .

  10. Maria Croft

    It is so hard to think of the words to say at this time. I have so much sorrow in my heart. I pray for comfort and love for all. Memories we will always cherish.

  11. Calvin Hughes

    Clay, sorry for your loss. Rest assured, Donna is not in any more pain. We will see her again one day. You and Noah will be in my thoughts and prayers.

  12. Paul and Darlyn Sesock

    Clay and Noah,

    You are in our thoughts and prayers. May God surround you with His love and give you peace and strength through these difficult times.

  13. Donna Welch

    Clay I am so sorry for your loss. Donna as an amazing friend. She loved you and Noah so much. Most of our conversations usually included how much she loved you guys. I know no words can ease your pain. I will miss our talks so much. Even in her own storm she was always lifting me up and helping me through all of my sickness. She will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing her. Please let us know if we can do anything for you and Noah. Not just today but in the weeks, months and years ahead. We love you guys.

  14. Wanda Holliday

    I’m so very sorry for your loss.

  15. Len and Claire

    We are thinking of all of you.

    Len B. and Claire Hudson Gaskins

  16. Linda Moyer

    Family I am so very sorry for your loss, may God bring comfort to you as only he can.

  17. Christy Olson

    Im saddend to hear this news..prayers to you and your families

  18. Steve Grady

    To the Wilkes Family,

    I am so sorry for Donna’s death. She was a great lady because her parents instilled in her greatness.
    My deepest and heartfelt sympathy.

    Steve Grady

  19. Barbara Weatherford

    Absolutely heartbreaking . . . Love and prayers to the family . . . May God wrap His arms arms around you and give you the peace that surpasses all understanding – we live in a fallen world but He makes no mistakes . . . I pray you find peace in that truth
    “Blessed are they that mourn, for they shall be comforted”. Mt 5:4

  20. Nan Ya Plastic Storeroom- Warehouse 1

    To

    Ms. Nancy,

    We are praying that your faith will help you through this very difficult time. We also know that God will give you the strength to get through your grief and sadness. We know that nothing or no one that is loved is ever lost, and no one who has touched a heart can really pass away because their beauty will linger on in each memory of which they have been a part. We love you here in the Storeroom, and we are grieving with you and always praying for you.

  21. Mary Jo Smith

    My heartfelt condolences and prayers are sent to you, Nancy, and all of your family. May God richly bless all of you.

  22. Rev. Randell Blackman

    Nancy & Donna’s family, We sent our heartfelt sympathy to you and ask God to send His strength also during your tremendous loss.

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