The memorial service for Matthew will be held Saturday, August 4, 2012 at 11:00 am central time at the Sand Rock Church of Christ in Sand Rock. The family has asked that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Rainbow Omega, P.O. Box 740, Eastaboga, AL 36260-0740 or http://algives.razoo.com/story/Rainbow-Omega. Perry Funeral Home directing. www.perryfuneral.net.
He is survived by his grandmother, Ivelene Derrick, of Fyffe, parents, Harvey and Jane Derrick, Sand Rock, sister, Lynn (Joel) Shannon Shannon, Suwanee, Georgia, sister Anna Derrick, and her partner, Stephen Jones, of Oakland, CA; his niece and nephew, Elizabeth (John)Shannon, Suwanee, Georgia and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.