Mattie Blalock

Mattie Ree Blalock

Saturday, February 9th, 1946 - Thursday, December 12th, 2019
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Mattie Ree Blalock, a resident of Ft. Gaines, GA, died Thursday, December 12, 2019 at Southeast Health. She was 73.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Sunday, December 15, 2019 at Glover Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jeff Hines officiating. Burial will follow in Gardens of Memory Cemetery with Glover Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1:00 until 1:45 p.m. on Sunday prior to service time.
Mrs. Blalock was born February 9, 1946 in Cottonwood, Alabama to Henry and Morelle Hobbs Morgan and lived most of life in Georgia. She owned and operated Ft. Gaines Café for fifteen years.
She was a crossing guard with the Dothan City School System for many years. She later attended Police Academy in Albany, Georgia and was employed as a police officer in Damascus, Georgia and Ft. Gaines, Georgia for 10 years. Mattie loved singing karaoke and dancing. She was a Georgia Bulldogs fan and enjoyed fishing.
Mrs. Blalock is predeceased by a granddaughter, Brittany Lell and her father, Henry Morgan.
She is survived by a special companion, Don Burkhalter of Dothan; daughter, Tonya Smith (William Morris) of Dothan; a son, Donnie Smith (Kim) of Dothan; her mother, Morelle Morgan of Dothan; three sisters, JoAnn Harden of Dothan, Annette Spina (Nick) of Alford, FL and Helen Wright (Allan) of Newville, AL; four grandchildren, Lynn Parrish (Rob Golden), Nikki Gregory (Artigas), Erin Smith and Brandi Smith; six great-grandchildren, Abigail and Bailee Parrish, Madison, Bella and Dallas Gregory and Emery Golden; several nieces and nephews and her loving dog, “Darla”.
Glover Funeral Home of Dothan has been entrusted with the arrangements. (334) 699-3888. Please sign the guestbook online at
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, December 15th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 1:45pm
    Sunday, December 15th, 2019 1:00pm - 1:45pm
    Glover Funeral Home Chapel
    1468 Hartford Highway
    Dothan, AL 36301
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  • Funeral Service

    Sunday, December 15th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Sunday, December 15th, 2019 2:00pm
    Glover Funeral Home Chapel
    1468 Hartford Highway
    Dothan, AL 36301
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Reverend Jeff Hines
  • Interment

    Gardens of Memory
    6200 Highway 431 North
    Headland, Alabama 36345
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Crystal Holley

Posted at 02:42pm

Janis B. Jones

Posted at 09:15pm
So sorry for your loss..prayers go out for the family for strength and comfort to get you through this heart breaking time.

Janis B. Jones

Carolyn Johnson

Posted at 05:19pm
Donnie and all Family members,
Mattie Ree was such a beautiful wonderful woman and always had a smile on her face.
I regrets missing her funeral. I had a real nasty fall yesterday late and unable to be with my loving family. I know she will be missed and her love reached all who knew her. God help each and every one of you
My love to all snd I am so sorry
Carolyn Johnson

Kat Kunkel

Posted at 09:19am
So very sorry for your loss. Mattie was a wonderful woman who will truly be missed.

Roosevelt prise

Posted at 09:09pm
Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.
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