DEXTER -- Jimmie Dale Matthews, 71, died Oct. 24, 2007, at the Festus Manor in Festus.
Born Jan. 5, 1936, at Acorn Ridge, to the late Sam and Vealer McBroom Matthews, he was a retired supervisor with the Missouri Department of Transportation, a U.S. Navy veteran and a member of the Dexter Masonic Lodge No. 532.
On June 29, 1959, at Dexter, he married Kathryn Noyes who preceded him in death on Nov. 3, 2005.
Two brothers, J.C. Matthews and Sammy Matthews, also preceded him in death.
Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Jeffrey and Rena Matthews of Hillsboro; one sister, Norma Ridings of St. Peters; and two granddaughters, Katie Matthews and Jessica Matthews.
Visitation is scheduled from 10 a.m. until time of services at noon Friday at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. The Rev. Dan Sitze will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Chalk Bluff Cemetery.