Matter Mae Ellison
Posted: Tuesday, June 1, 2010 1:37 pm
The Messenger, June 1, 2010
Matter Mae Ellison, 68, of Martin died May 29, 2010, at her home.
Services will be Wednesday at noon at Oak Grove Baptist Church in Martin, with the Rev. Alvin J. Summers officiating. Interment will follow in Sunrise Cemetery in Dresden.
There will be a viewing from 10 a.m.-noon at the church.
Rawls Funeral Home in Union City is in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers will be Roland Hamilton, Robert Scott, Walter Scott, Ricky Atkins, James Marshall and Bobby Phelps.
She was born Oct. 4, 1941, in Dresden, daughter of the late Rozell (Bell) Evans and the late Frank Wayne Hamilton. She had been a member of Fuller Street Baptist Church in Dresden and later was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church. She had been employed at the former Martin Manufacturing.
She is survived by two daughters and her son-in-law, Celisa and Christopher Stephens of Brandywine, Md., and Carrie Tina Powell of Martin; three sons and two daughters-in-law, James Puckett Jr. and Barbara Puckett of Union City, Rodney Puckett of Martin and Michael and Selena Ellison of Dresden; her sister and brother-in-law, Betty and Henry James Easley of Martin; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Payton and Lula Evans and James and Clara Hamilton Sr., all of Martin; and 12 grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her stepfather, Wayne “Cottie” Evans; and her brother, Ernest Evans.
Family and friends may leave condolences at www.rawlsfuneralhomes.com.