Mattie Pauline Thompson Ellison
Mattie Pauline Thompson was born the second child to George Homer Thompson and Katie Victoria Johnson Thompson in Dale, Texas. She attended Dale schools and Carver High in Lockhart.
Mattie married Eugene Ellison on June 18, 1954. To this marriage, eight children were born. Mattie was a member of the Dale Church of God in Christ. She served as the church Mother. Additio
nally, she served faithfully as the caretaker of the church preparing the church for the saints. It did not matter to her if the weather was cold or hot, she wanted the house of the Lord and the grounds of the church to be beautiful for the people of the Lord.
She was preceded in death by daughter Billie Pauline, and by Annie Mae Ellison.
She leaves to cherish her memories, husband Eugene Ellison; children Eugene “Sonny” Ellison, Jr., (Helen), James (Hettie) Ellison, Phyllis Ellison, Lisa Ellison, Rebecca Ellison, Anthony Ellison, and Delaina Ellison; six sisters, District Missionary Georgetta Patterson (Charles), Mandy Ruth Roland (Jim), Gloria A. McLennan (Johnny), Beautie Mae Ward (Curtis) and Juanita Ward (Hubert); 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
A visitation was held at Eeds Funeral Home Chapel from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 29, with family and friends in attendance. Funeral services were held at Dale Corinth Methodist Church with Reverend Mae Fletcher officiating. Interment followed immediately at the Dale Cemetery, Dale, Texas.
Serving as the pallbearers were: Deon Ellison, Dewayne Ellison, James Ellison, Jr., Jarrod B., Marlon Ellison and Jesse Scott. Honorary pallbearers were: Joe Ellison, Danny Moore, and Breyan Harper.
All services were with Eeds Funeral Home, 408 South Main, Lockhart, Texas 78644. (512) 398-2343.