Mattye Rhea Etheridge Manderson

Published 10:02 pm Thursday, January 4, 2018

Mattye Rhea Etheridge Manderson, age 96, of Selma passed away Jan. 1, 2018, at Bon Secours Place, St. Petersburg, Florida.  She was born in Beaver Creek on Aug. 16, 1921, to Syd and Mary Aletha Etheridge.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Milton Manderson; her parents; four brothers, Ellis Etheridge, Robert Etheridge, Otis Etheridge and Aaron Etheridge and four sisters, Myrtle Dunn, Arcola McManus, Mildred Kirkham and Erma Hill.

Surviving are her daughters, Sheila Manderson of Clearwater, Florida and Sandra Miller (Thornton) of Springfield, Missouri; sons, James Manderson (Janet) of Prattville, Rod Manderson (Cindy) of Alpharetta, Georgia, Mike Manderson of Clearwater, Florida and Walter Manderson (Lynn) of Hudson, Florida; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at 2 p.m. at Selma Funeral Home Chapel.  Interment will be in New Live Oak Cemetery in Selma.

Pallbearers will be Mark Manderson, Stephen Manderson, Sydney Manderson, Zane Manderson, Aaron Etheridge and Jim Kirkham.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to your favorite charity.

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