Mattie Louise MurrayNovember 20th, 2020
Mattie Louise Murray, 89, of Jefferson City, Missouri, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 14, 2020, at Capital Region Medical Center due to COVID 19 complications. She was born on April 13, 1931, in New Bloomfield, Missouri, a daughter of the late Timothy and Goldie (Burgett) Murray. Mattie attended New Bloomfield Schools. She was employed as a custodian for the State of Missouri in the Jefferson Building, the Truman Building, and at the Missouri State Capital from which she retired after more than 25 years. Mattie was an active member of St. Paul United Methodist Church in New Bloomfield where she enjoyed singing in the choir. She liked eating at different restaurants and visiting different churches around the area. What she enjoyed most was helping others any chance she could get. She is survived by her two daughters: Rev. Geneva Whittler (James) of Jefferson City, and Sharon Bishop (Maurice) of Columbia; six grandchildren: Berkley, Don, Amber, Brandon, Bethany, and Bryan; eight great grandchildren; brother-in-law: Fay Holt; special friends: Helen Ferguson and Nadine Washington; her nieces and nephews; and a host of friends. Mattie was preceded in death by her brother: John Murray; her sisters: Hazel Murray, Cordia Holt, Sarah Smith, and Amelia Murray; brother-in-law: Homer Smith; and special friend and cousin: Lois Whittler. Private family funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 21, 2020, at Houser-Millard Funeral Directors. Private family interment will follow in St. Paul United Methodist Church Cemetery in New Bloomfield, Missouri. Expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Paul United Methodist Church. Friends may attend the service via Zoom at the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86388572677?pwd=STJvb2xDUUlPelIzcXpuWEc1Sm5ydz09 Arrangements are under the direction of HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 West Main Street, Jefferson City, Missouri 65109 (573) 636-3838. Condolences may be left online for the family at www.millardfamilychapels.com.