Funeral service will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, October 27, 2012, at New Saint James Church in Cleveland with the Rev. Jerry Jackson officiating. Burial will follow in Westlawn Memorial Gardens in Cleveland.
Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m. Friday, October 26, 2012, at Byas Funeral Home in Cleveland.
Survivors include sons, Dallas Marshall of Bloomington, Ill., and Willie Ladon, Willie Jr. and Patrick Matthews, all of Cleveland; daughters, Marrilyn Matthews and Annette Matthews, both of Memphis, Tenn.; 10 brothers; six sisters; 22 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren.