• October 7, 1926 - October 22, 2017
  • Amarillo, Texas

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Doris Schoolcraft Matthews, 91, of Amarillo died Sunday, October 22,
2017. Memorial services will be Sunday, October 29, 2017 from 2:00
p.m. to 3:00 p.m. with a potluck to follow from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at
5141 Royce Drive. Doris was born October 7, 1926 in Ralls, Texas. She
graduated from Ralls High School and attended McMurry College at
Abilene, Texas. She married Eugene Matthews July 21, 1946. He
preceded her in death in 1971. She served with her husband in his ministry
in The United Methodist Church. Pastorates included in the Northwest
Texas Conference and Denver, Colorado. She returned to Amarillo in
1974 and was employed as a secretary until her retirement in 1993. Doris
was preceded in death by her parents, Leonard and Willie Schoolcraft; her
husband, Eugene Matthews; brother, Don Schoolcraft. She is survived by
children, Michael Matthews; Larry and Laura Matthews, Rory Matthews,
and Marta Matthews; sister, Marjorie Criswell; grandchildren; Drew and
Verity Matthews, Justin and Luke Neff; great-grandchildren;
Matthews and Astrid Ferguson. The family wishes to express sincere
gratitude to Interim Hospice and Home Care for their loving care and

Arrangements under the direction of Memorial Park Funeral Home & Cemetery, Amarillo, TX.