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Joan Dale Deweese Matthews

February 8, 1939 - January 23, 2017

Joan Dale DeWeese Matthews,77, formerly of Etowah, NC, went home to be with the Lord on Monday January 23, 2017 after a long battle with Dementia.
She was a daughter of the late Arlo and Elizabeth DeWeese. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Wendell Matthews and a brother, Richard DeWeese.
She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who devoted her entire life to her family. She was a member of Etowah Baptist Church.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Jessica Smith, her faithful caretaker and the many nurses and caregivers of Hospice and the many friends who helped along this journey.
She is survived by a daughter, Lisa Batson (Scott); a son, Keith Matthews (Michele); grandchildren, Jeremy Hutchins, Cory Hutchins-Payne (Stephanie), Adam Matthews, Hannah Matthews and Alexandria Batson; a great-granddaughter, Khloe Hutchins; a brother, Dennis DeWeese (Jeanie) and a sister, Janet Hampton (Paul).
A grave side memorial service will be conducted by the family at Forest Lawn Memorial Park at 2:00 pm Saturday, February 11, 2017.
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