Mattie Boozer PDF Print E-mail

Mattie Shealy Boozer, 101 years old, of Prosperity, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, May 17, 2018. She passed at her home surrounded by family. Mrs. Boozer lived a life devoted to God, caring for her family and showing us what a life of faith looks like.

Mrs. Boozer was born on April 26, 1917 in Little Mountain, SC to the late Charles Edward “Ed” Shealy and Melissa Frick Shealy. She was the widow of James Edwin “Ed” Boozer and was preceded in death by sons, Tony Boozer and Tim Boozer of Prosperity and a great-grandson, David Lee Black of Batesburg. Left to cherish her memory are her daughter & caregiver, Judith Boozer of the home and other daughters, Nancy (William) Johnston of Prosperity, Beverly (Leon) Shealy of Leesville, Janice (Clyde) Hendrix of Leesville and daughters-in-law, Ann Boozer and Judy Boozer of Prosperity; eleven grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Mrs. Boozer was the twin sister of Hattie Shealy Boozer of Springfield Place, Newberry. The twins married brothers and lived most of their married lives as neighbors. They had recently celebrated their 101st birthdays on April 26.

Funeral services will be held at 12 noon on Monday, May 21, 2018 at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home by the Rev. Dennis Campbell with burial to follow at St. Luke's Lutheran Church Cemetery. The family will receive condolences at the funeral home (11:00 am - 12:00 pm) prior to the funeral and at other times at 137 J. Edwin Boozer Drive. Memorials may be made to the Boys Farm, PO Box 713, Newberry, SC 29108.

Active pallbearers will be Tim Boozer, Scottie Boozer, Stacey Shealy, Ken Clarkson, Regan Grubbs, Tyler Grubbs and Davey Hendrix.

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#13 Jean Counts 2018-05-22 13:29
To the Boozer Family --- I know how much all of you loved Mrs. Mattie. She was a special lady. I send my love and prayers.
#12 Gladys Sligh 2018-05-22 06:53
Judith, I was so sorry to hear about your mom. My prayers are with you and your family.
#11 Debbie Shealy 2018-05-20 20:41
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Your family will be in our prayers as you mourn the loss of this dear sweet lady.
Love, Debbie and Kenneth Shealy
#10 Karen & Larry Velasq 2018-05-19 21:47
Janice and family,
We are so sorry for your loss. May you feel God's love and comfort during this journey. May God bless each of you as our thoughts and prayers prayers are lifting you up.
Love in Christ,
#9 Vonnie Trammell 2018-05-19 19:53
Sister so sorry to hear about your Mom Wow 101 Cherish your memories always. Thoughts and prayers now and in the days ahead Love, Sister
#8 Lynn Riber 2018-05-19 08:49
Praying for your family at the loss of Ms. Mattie.
#7 larry bedenbaugh 2018-05-19 07:10
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Larry and JoAnn Bedenbaugh
#6 John & Linda Wolfe 2018-05-18 15:28
Judith, So sorry to hear the passing of Mrs. Mattie.
Thoughts and prayers for everyone
#5 Susan Wicker 2018-05-18 12:34
Judith and family,
So sorry to hear about your mom.
You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
#4 Debbie & Don Dennis 2018-05-18 10:51
Judith, we were so sorry to hear about your mother.
I know she will be missed by all. Our prayers are with you & your family as you face the days ahead.
#3 MARILYN ARMSTRONG 2018-05-18 09:46
Jack joins me in extending our deepest sympathy to the family at this difficult time. She was a lovely lady and we have fond memories of our visits to her home and her love and acceptance toward our family.
#2 Wanda Livingston 2018-05-17 21:17
Judith and family, I am so sorry for your loss. She was an amazing woman. I considered her my second mother and I will miss her so very much. I never seen her without that beautiful smile. She was a lady and just a wonderful person. Know that she is with God and has no more pain or worries. Please let me know if there is anything I can do God bless you all!
#1 Ruth Boozer 2018-05-17 21:09
We are sorry to hear of Mrs. Mattie's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you. Ruth & Rudy Boozer