Mattie Marie Willis, age 80, passed away Monday, December 14, 2020 at The Terrace Nursing Home in Berea.
Mattie was born in Madison County to the late Henry and Nora Johnson Chasteen. She retired from the Madison County School System as a cook at Silver Creek Elementary after 27 years of dedicated service. She was a member of the Berea Church of God.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Hershel Willis; one son, Ernest Richard Willis; and five siblings, Emily Coffey, Johnny Chasteen, Ernest Chasteen, Virgil Chasteen, and Lee Chasteen.
She is survived by her son Hershel Wayne Willis; four sisters, Betty Chasteen, Mary Chaney, Edna Walter, and Reecie Botkin; four grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 11 am on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at Lakes Funeral Home with Pastor Stephen Hobbs officiating. Burial will follow in the Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 10 am to 11 am Thursday at the funeral home. Livestreamed services will be broadcast on www.lakesfuneralhome.com
Per state mandate facial coverings and social distancing will be required.