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Cheryl Elizabeth Matthews

December 6, 1967 — December 15, 2022

Cheryl Anderson Matthews, age 55 passed away suddenly on Thursday, December 15, 2022. She was born on Wednesday, December 6, 1967 in Knoxville, Tennessee. She was a Karns High School graduate, class of ‘86. After High School, Cheryl attended college at The University of Tennessee and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology in ‘91. Cheryl served the community as a Librarian at the Knox County Public Library for 25 years. She is preceded in death by her father Dr. Edward Hoyle Anderson; paternal grandparents, Carl Edward and Sudie Marie (Anderson) Anderson; and maternal grandparents, John Henry and Fannie Lou (Epperson) Reno. Survived by her mother, Catherine Marie (Reno) Anderson; her loving husband of 28 years, I. Alan Matthews; son, Ian Spencer (22); and daughter, Lydia Grace (19). The family will receive friends on Wednesday, December 21, 2022 from 5:00-7:00pm at Mynatt Funeral Home Fountain City Chapel with a service to follow at 7:00pm. Friends and family will meet at 10:45am on Thursday, December 22, 2022 at Woodlawn Cemetery for an 11:00am graveside service. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you donate in Cheryl’s memory to the Sterchi Hill Church Children’s Book Program to benefit the Sterchi Elementary School Library. Their address 904 Dry Gap Pike, Knoxville, TN 37918 and website https://sterchi.church/ . Online condolences may be left at www.Mynattfh.com
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