Alexander 'Sconion' Matthews, Jr., 65, of Niagara Falls, passed away on August 24, 2016 in Buffalo General Hospital. Born on June 5, 1951 in Andalusia, AL, he was the son of Annie Maude Groomes and Alexander Matthew, Sr. He was a retiree of The Olin Corporation. He enjoyed barbecuing and spending time with his family and friends.
Surviving is his wife of 45 years, Delores ( Hemphill), together they had three sons, Alexander III (Jackie), William (Sophia) and Michael Matthews; one brother, Willie (Theresa) Matthews; sisters, Neilia (Fred) Matthews and Mahaley (Steve) Harris; step-father, Paul Grooms; mother-in-law, Odessa Polk; two brothers-in-law, Oliver Hemphill, Jr. and William (Joanne) Polk; thirteen grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Visitation on Thursday, September 1st at 11 AM in Mount Zion Baptist Church, 1334 Calumet Ave. Funeral service to follow at 12 Noon. Burial in Oakwood Cemetery. Arrangements by WILLIAMSON FUNERAL HOME, 635 Main St.
Published on  August 26, 2016