July 14, 1930 - May 1, 2021
MATTISON, Mrs. Dorothy - Age 90, passed away Saturday, May 1, 2021 at Hurley Medical Center. Family hour 10:00 AM Friday, May 7, 2021 at Grace Emmanuel Baptist Church, 3502 Lapeer Rd., with funeral service commencing at 11:00 AM, Pastor Rabon Turner, officiating. Interment River Rest Cemetery, G-4413 Flushing Rd. Friends and pallbearers will assemble at the Church 10:00 AM Friday. Mrs. Mattison will lie in state in the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, 906 W. Flint Park Blvd., and may be viewed from 12:00 PM-6:00 PM Thursday. Mrs. Dorothy Bell Mattison was born July 14, 1930 in Anderson, South Carolina, the daughter of Will and Lily Simmons. Dorothy was educated in Anderson, South Carolina Public Schools where she met and married, George L. Mattison. They migrated to Detroit, Michigan, but set their roots in Flint, Michigan where they raised their family of 4 sons and 2 daughters. Dorothy began her career in the food service industry where she served in supervisory roles in several different organizations including, Wallis Supper Club, University of Michigan-Flint and General Motors Institute (Kettering University), where she received various employee awards. Dorothy enjoyed cooking for her family, friends and church family. She loved sewing, planting flowers and gardening in her yard. She joined and was a faithful member of New Zion Missionary Baptist Church upon arrival in Flint. At New Zion she served on the Usher Board and Hospitality Ministry. In 1995, Dorothy joined Grace Emmanuel Baptist Church where she faithfully served on the Prayer Ministry doing what she loved the most… praying for others. Mrs. Dorothy Bell Mattison leaves to cherish her memory: 2 daughters and 4 sons, George G. Mattison V., Kenneth D. Mattison, both of Flint, Creon B. (Tawanda) Mattison of Grand Blanc, MI, Yvette (Dr. Kenneth) Bray of Orland Park, IL, Tracy F. Mattison of Columbia, TN and Tammalette Mattison of Flint; grandchildren, Sean Banks of Ohio, Chauncey (Taniesha) Reid, Kenneth Mattison Jr., Keith Mattison, Kelvin Turner, Kenton Mattison, Tequila Hare, Teanna Hare, Turanda Hare, all of Michigan, Kenneth L. Bray II of Illinois, Brandy Bray of Maine and Harper-Elle Mattison of Tennessee; a host of great-grandchildren; a host of cousins, other relatives and friends. Mrs. Mattison was preceded in death by her husband, George L. Mattison; daughter, Shriene; parents, Will and Lily Simmons; sisters, Mamie Ruth Simmons and Willie Mae Simmons. The family would like to express special thanks to Dr. Ethira G. Raj MD and staff, the Cooley family, Ola Jones, Pastor Rabon L. Turner Sr. and the Grace Emmanuel Baptist Church family.
MATTISON, Mrs. Dorothy - Age 90, passed away Saturday, May 1, 2021 at Hurley Medical Center. Family hour 10:00 AM Friday, May 7, 2021 at Grace Emmanuel Baptist Church, 3502 Lapeer Rd., with funeral service commencing at 11:00 AM, Pastor Rabon... View Obituary & Service Information
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