Funeral services for Jimmy Matlock are scheduled at 10 a.m. Friday, March 22, 2019, at the Craddock Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Ted Matlock officiating. Interment will follow at Rosehill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday evening at Craddock Funeral Home.
Jimmy William Matlock was born May 16, 1942, to Floye Burns and John William Matlock in Fort Smith, Ark. He passed from this life on March 18, 2019, at the age of 76.
Jimmy was a graduate of Bellflower High School in California, class of 1960. On Sept. 20, 1974, he married Marilyn Shannon in Norco, Calif. Together they moved to Ardmore and Jimmy began working for Joe Brown Company where he stayed for 28 years. In 2009, he received an award for traveling five million miles without an accident. Jimmy was a member of the Oklahoma Trucking Association and the Provence Assembly of God.
Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents, John and Floye Matlock.
He is survived by his wife Marilyn Matlock of the home; daughter Shari Ann Waltz and her husband Josh of Des Moines, Iowa; sons Johnny William Matlock and his wife Kim of Ottumwa, Iowa and Kirk William Matlock of Ottumwa; brother Ted Matlock and his wife Nancy of Booneville, Ark.; sister Patsy Harper of Spiro; seven grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Serving as Pallbearers will be Mike Matlock, Teddy Matlock, Jr., Raymond Jones, T.J. Gall, Brandon Kirkman and Josh Waltz.
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