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March 24, 1925 - February 7, 2018
Funeral services for Mrs. Mattie Lou Griffith Magee, 92, of Henderson, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, February 9, 2018, in the chapel at Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home with Rev. Ray O. Brooks officiating. Interment will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 10, at Greenoaks Memorial Park in Baton Rouge, LA under the direction of Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, February 8, at the funeral home.
Mrs. Magee passed from this life on February 7, 2018, at Brookdale of Henderson. She was born March 24, 1925, in the Long Branch Community to Jim and Mattie (Cariker) Griffith. Mrs. Magee graduated from Carthage High School on June 1, 1942, and later married Marvin "Toby" J. Magee. They spent many wonderful years together until his death on April 16, 2003. Mattie spent a big part of her life in Baton Rouge, LA. She worked as a clerk for I.L. Lyons Drugstore in Baton Rouge for 30 years before her retirement. Mrs. Magee was of the Baptist faith.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jim and Mattie Griffith, husband Marvin "Toby" J. Magee, brothers O.A. "Pete" Griffith and Jimmy C. Griffith, sisters Thelma Lee Griffith Minter and Betty Jean Griffith Brady, and nephew Jimmy Lynn Griffith.
Survivors include her nieces and nephews Peggy and Sam Moss, Elizabeth Minter and Ann Arnold, Linda Dickeson, Billie Arnold, Melvin and Sheri Minter, Loring and Charlotte Minter, Barbara Griffith Perry, Gayle and Jerry McClure, Connie and Dalton Denton, Billy Jim and Angela Brady, Bobby Gene and Teresa Brady, Becky Magee Robinson, and Robie and Robin Cotton; sister-in-law Sentis Truelock Griffith, and a host of great-nephews, great-nieces, family and friends.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial donations may be made to Texas Baptists Institute, 1300 Longview Dr, Henderson, TX 75652 or Angel Care Hospice, 702 Fairpark Dr Suite 102, Henderson, TX 75654.
Pallbearers and honorary pallbearers will be Mrs. Magee's nephews and great-nephews.
Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.crawfordacrim.com.
Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home - Henderson
1414 South Main St.