Mrs Mattie E. Blocker


Mrs. Mattie Eliza Mosley Blocker 96, of 213 Beadle Avenue, widow of Walter Evans Blocker, Sr. passed December 3, 2016 at her home. She was born in Greenwood, SC July 21, 1920 a daughter of George Mosley and Rachel Lewis Mosley.

She was a graduate of Brewer High School Class of 1942.

Mattie was a retiree of Emerald City Laundry as a seamstress and also did various jobs in and around Greenwood.

She was a former pianist for Mt Tabor Baptist Church and retired from playing at the church at the age of 94. She also served as pianist for several other churches.

She was preceded in death by a son, Willie Odell Blocker, three sisters, Georgia M. Doby, Willie O Blackwell and Sarah C. Wyche four brothers, Henry Mosley, Simpson Mosley, Herbert Mosley and Bennie L. Mosley.

She leaves to cherish her precious memories four daughters, Ella ( Ezell) Lowe of Waterloo, SC , Evelyn (Marion) Penderman of Laurens, SC , Annie Blocker of the home and Felicia Dafivbiroro of Stone Mountain, GA; a son, Walter Evans Blocker, Jr. of Greenwood, SC ; one sister, Melrose M. Varner ; 7 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and 20 gg grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held Noon Saturday, December 10, 2106 at Mt Pisgah Baptist Church with Rev. Otis Cunningham officiating.

Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Pallbearers will be grandsons.

Flower bearers will be great granddaughters.

Honorary escort will be Deacons and Trustees.

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