BLAKELY -- Clint Edward Matkin, 38, passed away, suddenly, Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at his home in Greenville, SC.

Clint was born in Blakely, GA on March 12, 1974 to Mr and Mrs C. Edward Matkin of Simpsonville, SC, formally of Blakely, GA. He attended Living Branch Ministries in Greer, SC.

He is survived by his wife: Susan; daughter: Kayla Lynn Matkin & her mother Tricia W. Matkin of Mauldin, SC; sister: Lynn Matkin Morgan & her husband Ryan of Simpsonville, SC; nieces: Caroline & Catherine Morgan of Simpsonville, SC; and Emily Badour of Easley. He is also survived by several uncles, aunts and cousins. He was predeceased by grandparents: Mr and Mrs. John W. Matkin of Blakely and Rev. and Mrs. Andrew H. Lanier Jr. of Blakely and stepson Tyler Young of Greenville. SC.

The receiving of friends and family will be held at Southside Baptist Church in Blakely, GA on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013 at 1 pm with services following at 2 pm.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Monday, February 11, 2013 from 6 - 8 pm at Heritage Funeral Home, 313 N Main Street, Simpsonville, SC.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorials be made to the Andy Lanier, Jr. scholarship fund at Southside Baptist Church, 22240 Lucile Rd, Blakely, GA 39823.

Manry-Jordan-Hodges Funeral Home

Blakely 229/723-3421