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Nicki Matthews

June 2, 1948 -
May 24, 2019

Nicki Matthews, 70, of Urbana passed away May 24, 2019 at home surrounded by her family. Nicki was born on June 2, 1948 in Champaign to Irma and Forest Young.
She married James Matthews on August 21, 1969 and were looking forward to celebrating their 50th year of marriage together. He survives, as well as their sons …read more

Nicki Matthews, 70, of Urbana passed away May 24, 2019 at home surrounded by her family. Nicki was born on June 2, 1948 in Champaign to Irma and Forest Young.
She married James Matthews on August 21, 1969 and were looking forward to celebrating their 50th year of marriage together. He survives, as well as their sons Dana Matthews of Fisher and Ralph (Gordy) Matthews of Mansfield, daughter-in-law Sarah Matthews also of Mansfield, grandson Dakota Matthews of Fisher, nephew Jerry Mayberry of Rantoul, great-nephew Tim Mayberry of Paxton, and niece Rose Klein of Urbana.
Preceding her death was her parents, twin brother Rick Young and sister, Judy Mayberry.
Nicki spent a lot of her time volunteering at the VFW Post 630 in Urbana alongside her husband. She loved the outdoors and pets, especially her own cat. She was a very hard worker and spent many years working at Herff Jones in Champaign. She was a wife, a mother, and a friend to many that will be very sorely missed.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, May 30, 2019 from 5-7 p.m. at Morgan Memorial Home located at 1304 Regency Drive West in Savoy. A funeral service will take place the following day on Friday, May 31, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions in Nicki’s name can be made to the VFW Post 630 in Urbana at 1303 E Main St, Urbana, IL 61802.
Online condolences can be shared with her family at www.morganmememorialhome.com

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