James Wesley Matthews “Beans”, age 60 of Penhook died Friday, October 18, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wesley and Ola Matthews. Beans is survived by his wife, Patsy Davis Matthews; daughter, Kaitlyn Matthews; sisters, Patsy Harmon (Steve) and Linda El Kadi (Ayoub); nephews, Stephen Harmon, Michael Harmon and Adrean El Kadi; nieces, Alexa El Kadi and Danielle El Kadi. He was employed as a welder for Goodyear Tire and Rubber and a member of the Union. Funeral services will be conducted 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at Forrest Hill Christian Church with Minister Wayne Keith officiating. Interment will follow in the family cemetery. His family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.