MOUNT VERNON, Mo. — William “Sonny” Cleveland Matlock, age 82, got his wings Aug. 29, 2019, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Mount Vernon.
After serving in the United States Army, he was hired as a mechanic for the John Deere Dealership at Sikeston, Mo., before retiring after 31 years.
William was preceded in death by his parents, Leslie and Viola Beavers Matlock; and two very young nephews, Dustin Harp and Will Hamrick.
Survivors include: two sisters, Frances Bradley of Vilonia, Ark., and Cathy Parker of Conway, Ark.; a brother, Jerry (Virley) Matlock of Crane, Mo.; many nieces and nephews, great-nieces and -nephews and great-great-nieces and -nephews and other relatives and friends.
Sonny will be greatly missed by many relatives and friends.
Graveside services with full military honors will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3 at the Sikeston City Cemetery in Sikeston under the direction of Westrip Funeral Home in Crane, Mo.