Robert Washington Matthews ~ Foreman, Ark.

Updated: August 9, 2018

Robert Washington Matthews, 70, of Foreman, Ark., died Sunday, August 5, 2018, in Little River County at his deer lease.

He was born November 19, 1947, in Ashdown, Ark. He was a farmer and served in the Army National Guard. Robert loved to hunt and fish and he would do anything for anyone.

Mr. Matthew was preceded in death by his parents, Robert W. (Buddy) Matthews II and Bernece Lefevers Jones.

He is survived by his wife, Donna Mills Mathews of Foreman, Ark.; one son, Sam Bailey of Desoto, Mo.; three daughters, Bobbi Joe Edwards of Clarksville, Tenn., Robin Sanders of Little Rock, Ark., and Christy Rincon of Denton, Texas; three brothers, Tom Jones of Ralston, Okla., John R. Jones of Bloomburg, Texas, and Sam Jones of Lantana, Texas; two sisters, Lydia Howard of Bloomburg, Texas and Georgia Jones of Atlanta, Texas; five grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Connie Murphy of St. Louis, Mo., and Roberta Helton of Washington, Mo.; one brother-in-law, Donald Mills of Dallas, Texas and a number of nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, August 10, 2018, in the Blackland Cemetery with Audie Dawson officiating.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home in De Queen, Ark.