Sharon Matthews

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Sharon Crawford Matthews, age 77, passed away peacefully on August 7, 2017 in League City.  She was born December 6, 1939 in St. Martinville, LA.  She graduated from Pearland High School in 1958.  She married Wilson Lynn Matthews in 1959 and raised their three children in Pearland, TX.  Sharon and Lynn retired to their farm in Center, TX in 1983, where they lived until his death in 1993.  Sharon also enjoyed family and friends while living in Friendswood, Montgomery and League City.  She was an avid fan of Elvis, country music, Nascar and her Pittsburgh Steelers.

Sharon was preceded in death by her husband, Lynn Matthews; parents, Kenneth and Rosie Crawford; and brother, Charles Lynn Crawford.  She is survived by her sister, Peggy Madison and brother, John Crawford.  She will be greatly missed by her daughters, Melissa and husband, Joe Coleman; Susan and husband, Bob Beatty; and son, David Matthews and wife, Michelle.  “Meme” was especially proud of her grandchildren:  Lauren Davis and husband, Jason; Matthew Elliott and fiancé, Mandi Fuller; Jeffrey Elliott and fiancé, Leah Ingebrigtsen; Rachel Beatty, Jared Beatty and Chris Watson; Danielle Foster and husband, Zach, and their son, Jackson; and Michael Matthews.  Meme adored her “big girl” great-granddaughter, Preslee Ann Davis.

Friends and family are invited to the visitation on Friday, August 11, 2017, from 6:00pm until 8:00pm at Niday Funeral Home, 12440 Beamer Rd., Houston, TX 77089.  The funeral service will be held at Niday Funeral Home on Saturday, August 12, 2017, at 3:00pm, with Chaplain Monty Montgomery officiating.   Interment will follow at South Park Cemetery, 1310 North Main, Pearland, TX 77581.