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Travis Matthews

August 12, 1948 — December 18, 2022

Lincoln, Arkansas



Travis Howard Matthews, 74, of Lincoln, Arkansas passed away at his home on Sunday, December 18, 2022.


Travis was born on August 12, 1948, in Bakersfield, California. He was the son of James Matthews and Beulah O’Brian Matthews. He married Carol Love on August 24, 1983, in Bentonville, Arkansas, celebrating 39 years of marriage. Travis worked several jobs including being a truck mechanic, a forklift driver and working on farm irrigation systems. He attended the Sanctuary Church in Lincoln and enjoyed fishing, target shooting, coin collecting and enjoyed eating a good meal.


He was preceded in death by his father and one sister, Nina Jones.


He is survived by his wife Carol Matthews of the home: his mother, Beulah Matthews of Lincoln, Arkansas; one sister, Barbara Matthews of Lincoln, Arkansas; along with many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews and many other family members and friends.


Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, December 21, 2022, at 10:00am at the Baptist Ford Cemetery in Greenland, Arkansas. Arrangements are entrusted to Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs, AR. Please visit to sign the online guestbook.


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Service Schedule

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Baptist Ford Cemetery, Greenland

736 Co Rd 1194, Fayetteville, AR 72701

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