Matthew Eugene Kemp
Matthew Eugene Kemp, 79, of McAlester, passed away on Friday, February 14, 2020 at his home.
Family will receive friends on Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Brumley-Mills Funeral Home in McAlester. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, February 21, 2020 at Brumley-Mills Funeral Home Chapel in McAlester with Brother Stanley Shomo officiating. Burial will be at the Tuskahoma Choctaw Veterans Cemetery.
Matthew was born on October 23, 1940 in McAlester to Davis Kemp and Lealer (Carney) Kirkland. He was a welder as one of the iron workers. He enjoyed horses and was a member of the Crowder Choctaw Nation Senior Citizens and the New Hope Indian Baptist Church in Stigler, Oklahoma.
Survivors include his brothers, Davis "Sonny" Kemp and Earl Kirkland; sisters, Maudie Stubblefield, Mary Pendergrass and Johnnie Sue Kemp.
He was preceded in death by his father, Davis Kemp; mother, Lealer Kirkland; brothers, Manny Kemp, Herbert Kemp and Merle Kirkland; sisters, Ruth Cummins, Hester Gardner, Dorothy Kirkland and his grandparents.
Published on February 19, 2020


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Kathy and mond Davis
Feb 20, 2020
Johnnie and family you are in ours prayers we will miss him but we will see him again we love ya'll
Robin Tubby
Feb 20, 2020
We will miss your horse ๐Ÿด stories and Most of all your smile ๐Ÿ™โค๏ธ๐Ÿ™Prayers for the Family ๐Ÿ™โค๏ธ๐Ÿ™