In Memory of




Obituary for Eddrell Matthews Sr.

Eddrell Matthews, Sr., was born July 11, 1972 in New Orleans, LA to Eddie Matthews, Jr. and Jaunice Grant Matthews. He was educated in the Orleans Parish School System and attended Edna Karr Junior and Oliver Perry Walker High School. He obtained his GED in the Atlanta School System. Drell leaves to cherish his memories, his Father Eddie Matthews, Jr.; Mother Jaunice G. Matthews; one brother, Eddie Matthews, III; one sister, Ashley (Jacob) McElroy, two God-Given sisters, Crystal L. Zenon and Kimyata Hawkins; three children, Brittany Holiday, Jarred Robichaux and Eddrell Matthews, Jr; four grandchildren, Brennyn, Bria, Bryson and Christopher Holiday; one uncle, Donald (Gail) Matthews; one nephew, Eddie Matthews, IV; closet cousin/brother, Byron Hawthorne, as well as a host of other cousins and close friends. A funeral service honoring the life of Mr. Eddrell Matthews will be held at Fifth African Baptist Church, 3419 S. Robertson Street, New Orleans, LA 70115 on Friday, September 18, 2020 at 10 a.m. Due to the Covid 19 pandemic, attendance is limited. You must wear a mask and practice social distancing. Interment: Restlawn Park Cemetery, 440 Highway 90 West, Avondale, LA 70094. Visitation 9 a.m. in the church.