Patricia Tidwell

Patricia Tidwell

Sunday, November 17th, 1935 Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

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Obituary for Patricia Tidwell (Matthews)

Perry, GA – Patricia Anne (Matthews) Tidwell, 83, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at her residence. There will be a visitation for family and friends on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 from 12:00 – 1:30 pm at Burpee-Scott Memorial Chapel & Crematory, with graveside services following at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens at 2:00 pm. The Reverend Mike Parker will be officiating.
Patricia was born on November 17, 1935 in Rentz, GA to the late Dennis Kimuel Matthews and Mary (Daniel) Matthews. She was a very dedicated wife, mother and grandmother who always put her family first. Patricia worked hard all her life to help provide for her family. She worked many years at Wilson Type Writer Company, at a dry cleaning company in Macon and also with the Medical Center of Central Georgia. Patricia was a good cook who enjoyed cooking for her family. In her later years, she loved to watch birds, read, and do word search and crossword puzzles. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Robert D. Thompson and Nathan Tidwell, and her sister, Mary E. Webb.
Left to cherish her memory are her children, Leon Thompson (Kay) of Brasstown, NC; Brenda McCook (Derrick) of Macon, GA; Gwen Thompson of Byron, GA; Bill Tidwell (Kathy) of Byron, GA and Kim Tidwell of Byron, GA; 9 grandchildren; special niece, Debbie Nelson of Oregon; several nieces, nephews and extended family.
Please visit to sign the online guestbook and to view the video tribute for the family. With honor, Burpee-Scott Memorial Chapel & Crematory has been entrusted with arrangements.

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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 | 12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Burpee-Scott Memorial Chapel and Crematory
    2932 Hwy. 41 N
    Fort Valley, GA
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    Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
    12:00pm - 1:30pm
  • Service

    Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Glen Haven Memorial Gardens
    7070 Houston Road
    Macon, Georgia
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    Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
  • Interment

    Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Glen Haven Memorial Gardens
    7070 Houston Rd.
    Macon, GA
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    Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

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Leon, Brenda, Gwen, Bill, and Kim. So sorry for your loss. She was a great Mom
And I know you will miss her. Heaven gained a special Angel when she went home. I love all of you, and I am praying for you.
Comment | Posted at 07:44pm via Condolence

Karen White

Dear Leon, Brenda, and Gwen,

What a sad day! I was so sorry to hear of your sweet Mama’s death.
I hold nothing but fond and wonderful memories of her. Her laugh, her smile, her kindness.
My Mama sure did love her, and called Patricia one of her very best friends my whole life.....Mama made sure we got to know Patricia through the years by taking us around her every chance she had when we were all growing up. And we were blessed because of it.
The world lost a good one!
Much Love to all,
Karen White

Comment | Posted at 03:19pm via Condolence

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