A memorial service for Anita Peele Matthews of Gloucester, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16 at Newington Baptist Church, Gloucester. She passed away Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016.
She was a Registered Nurse and long-time employee at Williamsburg Eastern State Hospital.
She was preceded in death by her son, Richard Wayne Matthews, her father, Marvin Wells Peele and mother, Mildred Padgett Peele.
Survivors include a daughter, Cynthia Dawn Matthews Shetterly of Gloucester; two sons, Marshall Aaron Matthews of Suffolk and Norman Wayne “Matt” Matthews of Williamsburg; her husband, Alex Vidales of Williamsburg; her brothers and sisters, Tex Peele of Albuquerque, N.M., Marcia Wood of Lexington, S.C., Paul Peele of British Columbia, Jill Garrett of Apache Junction, Ariz., Phyllis Peele of Portsmouth, Va., Lowell Peele of Capron, Va., Tracy Peele Smith of Lacrosse, Va.; 11 grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.