MS. MATTIE SIMMONS, daughter of the late Mr. Willie Latimore and the late Mrs. Fannie Davis Latimore passed away at her home on Tuesday, June 21, 2022. After having lived a joyful life, an angel of the Lord came and carried her from her earthly home to her eternal home. She was born September 23,1930 in Eatonton, Putnam County, Georgia.
Ms. Mattie received her education from Putnam County Schools in Eatonton, Georgia and worked as a Caregiver of many. She raised and loved many children one of which was a favorite (Ame).
She confessed Christ at an early age and united with the Jefferson Baptist Church where she remained a faithful member until death. Her service included being on the Choir and Mother’s Board.
Ms. Mattie enjoyed cooking cakes for people in Eatonton and the surrounding areas. They were so tasty! In addition, she enjoyed traveling to visit relatives and friends. She also loved sitting on her porch with her neighbors as well as walking. Although she never married, she gave excellent advice to her relatives on how to have a good relationship with their friends. She was a God-fearing woman who loved helping others.
Cherished memories will linger in the hearts of many relatives which include: four nephews: Ulysses Monday of Decatur, GA, Willie C. Monday (Phyllis) of Riverdale, GA, Walter Monday (Betty) of Milledgeville, GA, Robert Lee Swain of Jonesboro, GA; Three nieces: Fannie Collins of Milledgeville, GA;, Dorothy Allen and Gennie Gilbert both of Miami, Florida; her loving and faithful Godchildren that she raised: Ame, Will, Ferrell, and MacKay; a host of other relatives and friends.
Graveside Services will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2022, 11:00 AM at Jefferson Baptist Church Cemetery, 495 Harmony Road, Eatonton, GA. The Eulogist will be Minister Ulysses T. Monday. Viewing will be held on Friday, June 24, 2022, from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM at Putnam Memorial Funeral Home, 105 Agnes Street, Eatonton, GA. Putnam Funeral Home promotes adherence to the CDC protocol. Please wear mask and social distance.
Service of Remembrance Entrusted to Putnam Memorial Funeral Home, 105 Agnes Street, Eatonton, Georgia 31024; Business (706) 484-2522, Cell (404) 803-0852; Fax (706) 923-1833, Harry C. Stafford, Funeral Director; Website: putnammemorialfh.com; “We Care for You and Your Loved Ones”