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Mattie B. Bartlett

May 10, 1923 - March 19, 2011
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Funeral services for Mattie Belle Bartlett, 87, of Midland, Texas and formerly of Smyer, Texas will be 2:00 pm, Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at First United Methodist Church of Levelland with Rev. Wendell Horn, pastor, officiating. Entombment will be in Resthaven Mausoleum, Lubbock, Texas. The family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Tuesday, March 22, 2011 from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm. She died Saturday, March 19, 2011 in Midland, Texas. Mattie was born on May 10, 1923 in Bonham, Texas to Wesley and Grace Miller Farmer. She married Rodney Eugene Kelly in 1942 and he preceded her in death in1944. She later married Troy...
Funeral services for Mattie Belle Bartlett, 87, of Midland, Texas and formerly of Smyer, Texas will be 2:00 pm, Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at First United Methodist Church of Levelland with Rev. Wendell Horn, pastor, officiating. Entombment will be in Resthaven Mausoleum, Lubbock, Texas. The family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Tuesday, March 22, 2011 from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm. She died Saturday, March 19, 2011 in Midland, Texas.
Mattie was born on May 10, 1923 in Bonham, Texas to Wesley and Grace Miller Farmer. She married Rodney Eugene Kelly in 1942 and he preceded her in death in1944. She later married Troy Bartlett in 1945. He died in 1994. Mattie graduated from Bonham High School in Bonham, Texas and attended Texas Women's University before going to work for the United States Government as a Civil Servant for the next forty or so years. Mattie's first posting with the Federal Government was at Perrin Air Force Base in Sherman, Texas and then she moved to Reese Air Force Base, Lubbock, Texas as the Procurement Officer in 1953, a post she held until her retirement in 1977.Mattie was very active with the Order of the Eastern Star, holding most offices including, Worthy Matron. She was also quite active in the Senior Activities of Smyer, Texas, including the building of the Senior Center in that community. Mattie was an active member of the First United Methodist Church, Levelland until her move to the nursing home in Midland, Texas in 2005. One of her most passionate avocations was attending the Texas Tech Lady Raiders Basketball games and she rarely missed a game until she became physically unable to attend.
She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Diane Kelly Steward of Midland, Texas; her grandson: Shane Steward and his wife, Leah, of Lantana, Texas; her great-grandchildren: Chance Robert Steward and Caylee Diane Steward of Lantana, Texas; her sister in law: Wanda Farmer of Lubbock, Texas; nieces: Jenny Cruzan and her husband Phil, Ann Stafford and her husband Jack, all of Lubbock, Texas; her great nieces J. J. Wilson and her husband Mike of Woodrow, Texas, and Marilyn Payne and her husband, Brian of Florida; as well as her great- great nieces and nephew . She is also survived by a host of friends and "extended family of choice" in the communities of Smyer, Levelland and Lubbock. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.
Charitable donations may be made in her honor to Hospice of Midland, 911 West Texas, Midland, Texas 79701.
To join the family in celebrating Mattie's life, please go to www.georgepricefunerals.com

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