Carl Edward “Boo” Matthews was born July 8, 1959 to the late Alvin N. Matthews Sr. and Sadie Mae Matthews in Stevenson. Carl departed this life peacefully on the wings of an Angel on June 2, 2018 at Stonecrest Hospital in Smyrna TN. He accepted Christ under the leadership of Rev. Marcus Moore of New Day Faith Baptist Church in Stevenson. He was faithful and valiant in his service, a servant of God. H was a loving father, husband, brother, and uncle and a good friend. He was affectionately known to his family and friends as “Boo” or “Homie”. He was preceded in death by his father, Alvin N. Matthews; mother, Sadie Mae Matthews; sisters, Ola Hutchins, Viola Gains, and Chaney Matthews; brother, Ronnie Matthews Sr. all of Stevenson. Boo worked at TVA, Widows Creek and Greathouse Landscaping for over 20 years. He was a graduate of Stevenson High School. Boo leaves to cherish his memories; wife, Chantay Matthews; children, Chaz (Rachel) Matthews, Walter (Wakingdrea) Matthews, and Shrika Matthews; grandchildren, Chaz Matthews Jr., Kadon Jones, Walter Matthews Jr., Shaferia Matthews, Nakiya Matthews, Wykira Matthews, and Wykuria Matthews all of LaVergne TN; brothers, Paul (Janet) Hutchins of Hollywood, Alvin (Mary) Matthews, James (Minnie) Matthews, Kermit (Marie) Matthews; sisters, Denise (Edward) Howard, Dorathy (Tommy) Ballard, Juanita (Thomas) Jacoway all of Stevenson; aunties, Sally McMillian of South Pittsburg and Helen Matthews of Chattanooga; several nieces and nephews.