SIKESTON -- John C. "Jayce" Matthews III, 33, died March 1, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center.
Born Nov. 27, 1973, in Cape Girardeau, son of John C. Matthews Jr. of Millersville and Ann Bess Matthews of Sikeston, he was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston. He graduated from Sikeston High School, attended Southeast Missouri State University and was a call center customer service representative.
In addition to his parents, survivors include: paternal grandparents, John and Lois Matthews Sr. of Sikeston; one sister and brother-in-law, Martha Ann and Jim Stallings of Colorado Springs, Colo., two nephews, Alex Stallings and Zach Stallings of Colorado Springs; and one niece, Catherine Stallings of Colorado Springs.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. William Bess.
Visitation is from 10 a.m. until time of memorial services at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston. The Rev. Marvin Graham will officiate.
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Memorial contributions may be made to:
Sikeston Area Humane Society 1900 Compress Road Sikeston, MO 63801
First United Methodist Church 1307 North Main St. Sikeston, MO 63801
charity of donor's choice