Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Constable Jesse P. Matthews

Panola County Constable's Office - Precinct 2, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, September 4, 1937

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Reflections for Constable Jesse P. Matthews

Rest in peace always and please know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your fellow law enforcement.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 4, 2020

Through family stories they say he was a great man and friend to all.

Patrol Man Richard Knight
Houston Police Department (fomer) great grandfather

March 31, 2020

“Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

December 31, 2019

Constable Matthews,
On today, the 81st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of of Panola County.


United States Border Patrol

September 4, 2018

Rest in Peace Pct 2 Constable Jessie P. Matthews. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Panola County and The Great State of Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and those brave souls who have chosen to follow in your footsteps. I also Pray that the scum that murdered you burns forever in the lake of fire!


Senior Special Agent Barry Sherwood Ret.
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

September 23, 2016

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 76th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

April 28, 2013

God rest your soul and thank you for your ultimate sacrifice. You are gone but not forgotten. I pray that you will keep watch on all of your brothers and sisters in blue.

Jolene Elliott, Dispatcher
Marshall, Tx Police Dept, formerly a dispatcher for Panola County

June 6, 2008

Rest in peace, Sir! You are not forgotten.

Police Officer

September 25, 2006

RIP, Constable Matthews and thank you for your service to Panola County, and The Great State Of Texas.

Pecos Police Department
Pecos, Texas.

September 25, 2006



September 25, 2006

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