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May 21, 2014

Carol Matthews

Aug. 25, 1944-May 19, 2014

MARLOW — Carol “Lynn” Matthews, 69, of Marlow passed away on Monday, May 19, 2014 at her home in Marlow.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, May 22, 2014 at Don Grantham Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Marlow Cemetery.

Lynn was born on Aug. 25, 1944 in Allen, Okla. to Etta and Norman Howard Sr. She married Charles Matthews on Nov. 9, 1974 at Midwest City, Okla.

Lynn was a cosmotoligist and a caregiver at some local nursing homes.

Survivors include her husband, Charles, of the home; two children, Sherri Poplin-Shipman and husband Ronnie of Marlow and Jimmy Poplin and wife Shelly, of Moore, Okla.; one sister, Shirley Cline and husband Marvin of Altus, Okla.; one brother, Cecil Howard of Gerty, Okla.; six grandchildren; and her step-children, Melinda Matthews of Norman, Charles Matthews of Ada, Terry Matthews of Del City, Okla., and Tony Matthews also of Ada; and other family members.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Patricia Schaffer and four brothers, Lyndal Howard, Carlton Howard, Jamie Howard and Walter Howard.

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