In memory of
Mattie K. Washington
WASHINGTON MATTIE K. was born on December 22, 1917 in Columbus Georgia. She attended Columbus public schools and received a bachelors degree in Education from Talladega college in Alabama. She taught for more than 40 years in the Detroit Public School System. She and her husband Lawrence were married in 1938 and together they raised five children: Evalyn, Lawrence, Gerald, Michael and Vincent. She enjoyed learning, teaching travel, sewing and knitting. Mattie died on October 8th at Henry Ford Village. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence; son Gerald and brothers William and Idus. In addition to her children she leaves behind 11 grand children and 9 great grand children and many nieces, nephews, godchildren and dear friends. Her body will be in repose at James H Cole funeral Home 16100 Schaefer, in Detroit on Friday, October 14th from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Services will be held on Saturday, October 15 at the Henry Ford Village Chapel 15101 Ford Rd, Dearborn beginning at 10:30 am. The family will be in the chapel beginning at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Detroit Memorial Park East in Warren. In lieu of flowers contributions may be sent to The Alzheimer's Association or to the Henry Ford village Foundation.
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