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Carrie Mae Matthews, 65, of Big Spring died Sunday, July 1, 2012, in a local hospital. Private services will be held at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel.
She was born March 25, 1947, in Grand Bay, Ala. Carrie Mae was a personal chef and also had served as chef for several restaurants in Mississippi. She moved to Big Spring in 2001 to be closer to family.
Survivors include her daughters, Jessie Cunningham of Big Spring, Almertine Jordan-Pompey of Biloxi, Miss., and Lahoma Jordan of Big Spring; her sons, Robert Jordan of Columbia, Miss., George Jordan and Robin Jordan, both of Big Spring; 16 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; one sister, Patricia Thomas of Gulf Port, Miss.; and one brother, William Cunningham of Tampa, Fla.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Jessie Lee (Hill) Cunningham; one daughter, Carrie Jordan; four brothers, Leroy Cunningham, Randolf Cunningham, Otis Cunningham and Ernest Cunningham; one grandson, Melvin Presley; and one great-grandson, Demarion Jordan.
Arrangements under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.com