Joy Springs Matthews

December 20, 1969 ~ August 28, 2021 (age 51)


Joy Springs Matthews, 51, passed away, Saturday, August 28, 2021, at her residence.

Joy was born on December 20, 1969, in Florence County, daughter of the late Walter Robert “WR” Springs and Geraldine Shealy Lee. Joy was a 1987 graduate of Lake City High School and attended Francis Marion University. She formally worked for Walmart in Lake City and ACS Technologies in Florence. Joy was very active in Relay for Life and was a lover of cats and the color purple. She was a very loving and special person.  

Surviving include her brothers, Robert (Beverly) Springs of Florence, Maxie Springs of Florence and Kevin Springs of Georgia; nieces, Malinda “Jenny” (Glenn) Campbell and Rebecca (Gene) Doar; great nieces, Morgan McDaniel, Ryleigh Doar, Reagen Doar and Madilyn Campbell; special friend, John Evans; cousin, Dean Farmer.

Joy was preceded in death by her step-fathers, Buster Lee and Cleo Smith.

Memorial services will be 4:00 PM, Sunday, September 5, 2021, at Carolina Funeral Home Chapel.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Carolina Funeral Home and other times at the home of Robert Springs, 1609 Malden Drive, Florence, South Carolina 29505.

Memorials may be made to Relay for Life, In Memory of Joy Springs Matthews, American Cancer Society 1901 Brunswick Ave, Ste 100 Charlotte, NC 28207.


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September 5, 2021

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Carolina Funeral Home
215 E. Hwy. 378 Bypass
Scranton, SC 29591

Memorial Service
September 5, 2021

4:00 PM
Carolina Funeral Home Chapel
215 E. Hwy. 378 Bypass
Scranton, SC 29591

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