Let the memory of Mattie be with us forever
  • 69 years old
  • Born on November 25, 1941 .
  • Passed away on September 3, 2011 .

A Time To Be Born:
Ms. Mattie M. Upshaw was born November 25, 1941 to the late Mr. Ed and Mattie J. Reece, Sr. in Lee County, Alabama. On September 3, 2011 she departed this life and ascended into eternity.

A Time To Serve:
Mattie accepted Christ at an early age and united with Evergreen Baptist Church in Valley, AL, under the leadership of the late Rev. N.H. Carr. She later moved her membership and her family to Lanett and joined Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Rev. C. R. Sheridian, and presently serving under the leadership of the Rev. Eugene Cooks. She served faithfully as President of the Matron, Missionary Society, President of the Mattie C. Gates Circle, attended Sunday School faithfully and loved going to church every Sunday. She was employed by West Point Stevens as a machine operator for 36 years.

A Time To Die:
She was preceded in death by her four brothers, James Vandy Jones, Eddie Reece Jr., David Allen Reece and Willie James Reed; two sisters, Annah R. Jackson and Inez Floyd.

A Time To Mourn:
She leaves to cherish her precious memories: one son, Richard E. (Keisha) Trammell Sr., Auburn, AL; three daughters, Tonie (Jerome) Holloway, Five Points, AL, Stephanie Upshaw, Valley, AL, Bridget Upshaw, Lanett, AL; four sisters, Dedie R. Lee, Mary Nell Reece, Inell Glasco and Lillian Davis, all of Valley, AL; one sister-in-law, Ceola James, Detroit, MI; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a special friend Phreddye Broome Dixion; a host of loving nephews, nieces, and other family and friends.

Cemetery: Hillcrest Cemetery 

Posted by Bridget Upshaw on 25th January 2018
The passing of Angela "Jean" Tucker has me missing and thinking about my mother a lot. The two of you are neighbors once again. Missing you both!
Posted by Bridget Upshaw on 21st September 2016
CJ
Posted by Bridget Upshaw on 21st September 2016
It's been 5 years since you've passed. It hasn't gotten easier. I still cry. Missing you!
Posted by Bridget Upshaw on 27th August 2015
Miss you! Bridget
Posted by Bridget Upshaw on 28th November 2012
Missing you momma. On Sunday, Nov. 25, we had a dinner in memory of you on your 71st birthday. Missing having you here especially around the holidays. We love you and you will always be in our hearts!
Posted by Bridget Upshaw on 28th November 2012
Missing you momma. Sunday, November 25 we celebrated had a dinner in memory of you on your birthday. It was bitter-sweet. Miss having you here especially around the holidays. We love you!
Posted by Bridget Upshaw on 16th August 2012
Missing you mom! Not having you here for Chris' graduation or for Christian's first day of school. I can always feel you near me. You are my heart..
Posted by (MWL) Administrator on 7th January 2012
Bridget(daughter) wrote at 2011-10-24 15:57:38 Momma I miss you.
Posted by (MWL) Administrator on 7th January 2012
Richard E Trammell sr./son lit a candle at 2011-09-09 23:21:12 May this candle burn as long as your light burns in me.
Posted by (MWL) Administrator on 7th January 2012
Bridget and Christian Upshaw ( daughter and grands lit a candle at 2011-09-11 02:14:24 You will never be forgotten.
Posted by (MWL) Administrator on 7th January 2012
stephanie upshaw & kids lit a candle at 2011-09-11 17:31:13 you will truelly be missed

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