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Annie Virginia Matthews

September 26, 1909 ~ December 12, 2019 (age 110)

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Obituary

Annie Virginia Alcorn Matthews, affectionately known as "Mama Annie" began her life’s journey on Sunday, September 26, 1909 in Brookeville, Montgomery County, Maryland. Annie was born to Tobias and Hester Alcorn. She was one of nine children.  Annie was married to the late Alvin Matthews. Four children were born to this union – Basil Alcorn, Alice Gibson, Grace Bishop and Cora Canty. 

Mama Annie began her spiritual journey at Brighton Methodist Episcopal Church.  She was a member of Sharp Street United Methodist Church; later she joined the Wesleyan Fellowship; after moving to Laurel, Mama Annie became a member of Queen’s Chapel United Methodist Church.

On December 12, 2019 Mama Annie quietly and peacefully slipped away at her home. She leaves to cherish her memory daughter Cora Canty, 17 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren, 44 great great grandchildren, 2 great great great grandchildren along with a host of cousins, nieces and nephews.

 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
December 19, 2019

5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Sharp Street United Methodist Church
1310 Olney Sandy Spring Road
Olney, MD 20860

Visitation
Friday
December 20, 2019

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Queens Chapel United Methodist Church
7410 Old Muirkirk Road
Beltsville, MD 20705

Funeral Service
Friday
December 20, 2019

11:00 AM
Queens Chapel United Methodist Church
7410 Old Muirkirk Road
Beltsville, MD 20705

Interment following funeral service
Friday
December 20, 2019

Mutual Memorial Cemetery
18301 Brooke Road
Sandy Spring, MD 20860

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