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Matthews, Billy

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Billy Ray Matthews, age 89, of Woodstock, GA passed away Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at Tranquility at Kennesaw Mountain. He was a loving Husband, Father and Grandfather. Mr. Matthews retired in 1997 after 43 years with Lockheed Martin. He was a member of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Hickory Flat for 20+ years. Funeral services are scheduled for 1:00 PM, on Saturday, May 15, 2021, from the Mt. Zion Baptist Church with Rev. Doug Mulkey officiating. Interment will follow at the Georgia National Cemetery on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 10:30 AM with Honors by the United States Air Force. The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Saturday, May 15, 2021, at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church. 4096 East Cherokee Drive, Canton, Ga. 30115 He was preceded in death by, Parents: Alford and Retha Matthews, Brother: Linwood Matthews Survivors include: Wife - Frieda B. Matthews Daughter - Cynthia (Bill) Cready Son - Mark (Hanh) Matthews Daughter - Sandra Matthews Daughter - Melisa Matthews Grandchildren - Joel, Catharine, Brandon, Ian, Page, Carson and Emma In lieu of flowers, Donations are to be made to the Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 4096 East Cherokee Drive, Canton, Ga. 30115 in his Memory. South Canton Funeral Home, dedicated to the families we serve, 770-479-3377. Online condolences may be made to the family at

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