The funeral service will be conducted at 10:30 a.m., Friday, January 17, 2014 at Magnolia Baptist Church, 415 Hosie Waters Street, Montezuma, Georgia. Reverend Hosie Waters, pastor, will officiate. Interment will follow at 12:45 p.m. at Andersonville National Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Andersonville, Georgia.
Mrs. Mattie Louise Barron Hannor was born February 11, 1931 in Marshallville, Macon County, Georgia to the late Horace Barron and Carrie Lue Baldwin. She was educated in the public school system of Macon County. Mattie received her Christian training at Spring Hill Primitive Baptist Church, Fort Valley, Georgia. She joined the historical Travelers Rest C.M.E. Church. She was a member of the Choir, Usher Board Ministry, and President of the Stewardess Board. Later on Travelers Rest C.M.E. Church and Mt. Pleasant C.M.E. Church combined. She continued to serve faithfully. On September 25, 2005, she joined Magnolia Baptist Church whereas she served as Mother of the Church, Choir, Missionary Ministry and Pastor Support Ministry. Her community affiliation included the AARP and a dedicated worker with the Southwest Georgia Missionary Baptist Association. After many dedicated years of service, she retired from Southern Frozen Foods, Inc.
She was united in Holy matrimony to the late Deacon S. T. Hannor in August 1978.After thirty years of loving and devotion, Deacon S. T. Hannor departed his life on January 8, 2009. Her daughter, Carrie Miller Antione, and grandson, Lenorris Miller, also preceded her in death.
Left to cherish her memories, one daughter, Myrtis Louise Jordan (Bobby), Atlanta, Georgia; one daughter-in-law, Sonya Miller, Montezuma, Georgia; 3 grandchildren, Yunita M. Herndon (Michael), Atlanta, Georgia, Dury Miller, Atlanta, Georgia, and Korrie Antione, Del Ray Beach, Florida; 5 great grandchildren, Bailey, Michael, Sidney, Ajin’e and Drakeo; two brothers, Mr. Sammie James Barron (Lue), Magnolia, Texas and Rev. Horace Barron (Cynthia), Houston, Texas; two aunts, Mary L. Johnson, Macon, Georgia and Mildred Carter, Montezuma, Georgia; a devoted nephew, Deacon Freddie Lee Hannor, Sr., Montezuma, Georgia; a devoted and supportive pastor and first lady, Rev. Hosie Waters and Mary Louise Waters, Montezuma, Georgia; a host of loving nieces and nephews; a beloved Christian friend and caretaker, Mary H. Jackson and family, Montezuma, Georgia; The Magnolia Baptist Church, Mt. Pleasant/Travelers Rest C.M.E. Church families; a loving and devoted friend, W. L Walters and family, Montezuma, Georgia.
- Mary C. Tatum(Sunday, January 26 14 09:17 pm EST)
In your time of sorrow know that Jehovah is there for you and your family. He is there to comfort you and wipe away your tears.
- Pastor Jerry Jamal Sanders(Thursday, January 16 14 08:47 am EST)
Aunt Mattie will truly be remembered by all that came into contact with her. I know that she has a special place in heaven. I am grateful to call her my aunt and a great woman of God.
- Shirley Kendrick(Wednesday, January 15 14 10:03 pm EST)
To the Miller & Hannor Family, you all have my deepest sympathy also in my Prayers.
- JAMES BARRON (CHICAGO)(Wednesday, January 15 14 07:43 pm EST)
THIS IS A SAD DAY FOR EVERYONE WHO KNEW MRS. MATTIE SHE WAS VERY INSTRUMENTAL IN A LOT OF PEOPLE LIVES INCLUDING ME I WILL MISS HER COOKING BUT NOT AS MUCH AS I WILL MISS HER.YOU WILL FOREVER BE IN MY HEART, REST IN PEACE