Mr. Matthew "Matt" F. Boss, 53, a lifelong resident of Covington, died Dec. 27. The son of the late George F. Boss Jr. and the late Jacqueline Milford Boss Parham, he was born in Fulton County in 1954. Boss was a member of Landmark Baptist Church and had worked for several years for the Newton County Fire Department and more recently at Newton Federal Savings and Loan. His parents and his daughter, Christy Boss, and stepfather, Fonda Parham preceded him in death.
Surviving are wife Janice Boss of Covington; sisters Colleen Boss Connell of Monroe and Rhonda Wilson of Covington; nieces Teri Shipton of Conyers and Brittany Shannon of Covington.
Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, in the chapel of Wheeler Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry Long officiating. Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to the National Kidney Foundation of Georgia, 2951 Flowers Road South, Suite 211, Atlanta, GA 30341-4146.