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Mattie Spurlock

May 4, 1933 ~ February 4, 2018 (age 84)

Mattie Spurlock, 84, of Butlerville, passed away at 8:20 a.m. on Sunday, February 4, 2018, at her residence.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 8, 2018, at Butlerville Mennonite Church.  Rev. Dale Boyd will officiate.  Burial will be in Vernon Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at Sawyer-Pickett Funeral and Cremation Service. 

Born May 4, 1933, in Hazard, KY, Mattie was the daughter of George Marcum and Rebecca Marcum Shepherd Harris.  She married MC Spurlock in London, KY, on March 19, 1949.  He preceded her in death on August 23, 1998.

She had worked in healthcare over 30 years and had been a member of Butlerville Mennonite Church over 65 years.  She enjoyed sewing, quilting, gardening, taking pictures, reading the Bible and spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Mattie is survived by three daughters, Phoebe Findley and Matilda (Melissa) Spurlock all of Seymour, and Donna Garrett of North Vernon; three foster daughters, Anna Proffitt, Mable (Curt) Sharp and Sue Proffitt, all of North Vernon; 23 grandchildren; 34 great grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George Marcum and Rebecca Harris; her husband, MC Spurlock; four sons, Howard, Thomas, Silas Albert and Jonathon Spurlock; two daughters, Ida Mae Samson and Elizabeth Spurlock; three foster sons, Marvin, Therman and Johnny Proffitt; and a sister, Gladys Proffitt.

Memorials may be made through the funeral home to Our Hospice of Jennings County or Butlerville Mennonite Church.

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