Jacqueline ‘Jackie’ Matthews

Salem — Jacqueline K. “Jackie” Matthews, 67, of Southeast Blvd., passed away at 10:35pm, Friday, April 12, 2019 at Mercy Health St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown.

Mrs. Matthews was born March 9, 1952 in Salem, a daughter of the late Clifford and Freda (Stanley) Parrish, and had lived in the area all of her life.

A 1970 graduate of Lisbon David Anderson High School, Jackie worked at the Little Chapel Daycare in Salem for many years and retired as a private home healthcare aid in 2012.

Jackie was a classic car enthusiast and member of the Kooltime Kruisers Car Club. She loved taking her Cobra to car shows around the area.

Jackie is survived and will be dearly missed by her husband, Kim B. Matthews, whom she married December 27, 1989; her daughter, Tonya (Bill) Burkett of Salem; step daughter, Kimberly (Herman) Wilkes of Lisbon and Stacey (Rich) Caldwell of Salem; her sisters, Doris (the late Gust) Hoperich and Joanne (Olan) Morris, both of Lisbon, Bonnie (Fred) Brautigam of Salem, and Debra (James) Carchedi of Struthers; brother, Ernest (Sharon) Parrish of Salem; grandchildren, Kayla, Kyle, Makenzie, Madison, Kaleb, Tristin, and Emma; great grandson, Jaxon; her fur kids, Bo and Brady; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Jackie was also preceded in death by her sister, Janet (the late George) Macuich and brothers, Oland Lee Parrish and Richard Keith Parrish.

A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.

Professional services are in the care of the Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Foundation.

Friends may view Jackie’s memorial tribute page and extend condolences to her family at www.eells-leggett-stauffer.com