Brenda Matthews (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

HEPHZIBAH, Ga. - Mrs. Brenda Joyce "B.J." Matthews of Harwood Street entered into rest on Friday, October 12, 2007 at her residence. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 17, 2007 at 3 p.m. at Sharon Baptist Church with Rev. Reginald Jones officiating. Burial will be at Winnfield Cemetery, Baton Rouge, La. Mrs. Matthews, a native of Atchinson, Kan., was a former assistant to the general manager at WIBW Radio, Topeka, Kan. She was office manager of Insurance Professionals in Hephzibah and was a member of Sharon Baptist Church. Survivors are her husband, Joseph Matthews, Sr.; one daughter, Jynelle (Maurice) Handy, Hephzibah; two sons, Joseph Matthews, Jr., Sacramento, Calif., Jeffrey L. Matthews, San Diego, Calif.; two sisters, Beverly Johnson, Topeka, Kan., Bonita Campbell, St. Louis, Ill. and other relatives. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday evening. Williams Funeral Home, 2945 Old Tobacco Road, Hephzibah, GA Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-October 14, 2007