Russell Lynn Matlock



Russell Lynn Matlock, 51, of Center, passed away Sunday, May 20, 2018, at his residence.
Graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at Helpenstell Cemetery in Garrison with Bro. Keith Keele officiating.  Visitation will be held prior to the service at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center, beginning at 11:00 a.m.
Mr. Matlock was born April 18, 1967, in San Jacinto, to Charles William Matlock and Edwina Jones Matlock.  He was a jack of all trades and always the life of the party.  He enjoyed joking, singing and doing whatever he had to do to make people laugh. Mr. Matlock was of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by
Wife: Martha Harbison Matlock of Center
Son: Austin Gray of Grapevine
Brother: Charles “Bud” Matlock of Center
Sister: Susan West and husband, Danny, of Center
Nieces and Nephews:
Heather Eshliman and husband, Jonathan, of Center
Rebekah Cummings and husband, Curtis, of Joaquin
Clint West of Center
Cody Matlock and wife, Jill, of Center
Bethany West of Center
Great Nieces and Nephews:
Alyssa Cummings of Joaquin
McKennon Cummings of Joaquin
Harley Eshliman of Center
Hunter West of Porter
Lily West of Porter
Johnny Eshliman of Center
Saylor Cummings of Joaquin
Ethan Matlock of Center
Preceded in death by
Parents: Charles William Matlock and Edwina Jones Matlock
Pallbearers will be Charles Matlock, Cody Matlock, Hugh Halstead, Jimmy Moore, Austin Gray and Jonathan Eshliman.  Honorary pallbearer will be Bruce Bolton.
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