Services for Rev. Sim W. Matthews were held Monday, April 1, 2013, at 1 p.m. from McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel.

The Reverends Jerry Germany, Brett Cooper and Phillip Williams officiated. Burial followed in Pine Grove Cemetery in the Dixon community of Neshoba County.

Rev. Matthews, 73, of Union, died Friday, March 29, 2013, at home.

He was born and reared in Neshoba County and made his home in Moss Point for 43 years. He returned to Neshoba County in 2007 to become the Camp Dixon caretaker and director. Rev. Matthews was a member of Pine Grove Church of God in Edinburg.

Survivors include his wife, Katherine Matthews of Union; daughter, Stephanie Matthews Mizelle of Houston, Texas; sons, Gregory O. Matthews, Sr. of Richton and Dwight D. Matthews of Lakeland, Fla.; six grandchildren; sister, Joy Henry of Dexter, Ga.; and brother, Billy Matthews of Moss Point.