Ms. Lillie Joy Matthews, age 64, of Macclenny, Florida, passed away Thursday, September 23, 2021, at St. Vincent Medical Center after a brief illness. She was born on January 1, 1957, in Macclenny to Ernest and Lillie Ruth (Raulerson) Davis, and has lived all of her life in Baker County. Joy was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. She was devoted to her family, especially her grandbabies.
Joy was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Kymberly Joy Matthews; and brother, Earnest Gene Davis. Survivors include her son, James “Jimmy” Matthews Jr. (Nikki) of Valdosta, Georgia; sister, June Barton (Cliff) of Macclenny; beloved grandchildren, Gracie Matthews, Alexis Matthews, and Dixie Ann Burnsed; along with nieces, nephews, other family members, and friends that loved her.
A memorial service to celebrate the lives of Joy and Kymberly Matthews will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 9, 2021, at Blackburn-Curry Funeral Chapel with Pastor Dale Hodges, Jr. officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Cremation arrangements entrusted to the care of BLACKBURN-CURRY FUNERAL & CREMATION, 380 N. Lowder Street, Macclenny, FL 32063. (904) 259-2806. Please sign the guest book at www.blackburncurryfh.com.
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