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Rosetta Mattox

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Rosetta Mattox

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Rosetta Mattox, 82, of Sikeston died Saturday, March 7, 2009, at Hunter Acres Caring Center.

She was born Dec. 23, 1926, in Huntington, W.Va., daughter of Charlie and Hazel Prater Ferguson. She and Clifford J. Mattox were married in 1950. He died Oct. 24, 2000.

Survivors include a son, Michael Mattox of Florence, Ariz.; six daughters, Gloria Couch of East Prairie, Mo., Barbara Skaggs of Scott City, Linda Dittus of Mesa, Ariz., Edna Mattox and Sarah Munger of Phoenix, Sally Martinez of New York; 14 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, a daughter, a sister and a brother.

The graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Union Park Cemetery in Chaffee, Mo., with the Rev. Vyron Yount officiating.

Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.