Plain Dealing – Funeral services for Mr. Gary Wayne Matlock, age 29, were held at 2:00 pm, Sunday, September 25, 2016, at the Bailey Funeral Home Chapel in Springhill with Rev. James Philen officiating. Interment followed in the Salem Cemetery under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home, Springhill, LA.
Mr. Matlock was born on February 8, 1987 and passed away on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 near Shongaloo, LA after an automobile accident. He was a graduate of the Plain Dealing High School, class of 2005 and was a disabled oilfield worker.
He is survived by his adopted mother, Drenda Mason Matlock of Plain Dealing, LA; his birth mother, Tonia Gardener of Plain Dealing; brothers, Jon Thompson and wife, Kerry of Plain Dealing, Josh Adams of Springhill; Matt Craft of Plain Dealing; James Gardener of Sunset, LA; Michael Gardener and wife, Patsy of Springhill; Dustin Blake of Plain Dealing; Robert “Trey” Gardener and Todd Gardener, both of Plain Dealing; sister, Jessica Shaw of Keithville and Tina Marie Morgan of Taylor, AR; ten nephews and seven nieces.
Mr. Matlock was preceded in death by his adopted daddy, Huey Matlock; his maternal grandmother, Elaine Gullett and his very best friend, Margo Lee Lambert.
Pallbearers and honorary pallbearers were Randy Haynes, Josh Adams, Matt Craft, Jon Thompson, Jeff Mason, Madison Matlock, David Arnold, Jr. and William Arnold.
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