Mattie P. Wilcox, 84, of New Haven, formerly of Avon, passed away Sunday, July 4, 2021, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Ft. Wayne, IN. She was born January 1, 1937, in Walnut Grove, MS to William T. and Lommie Moore. Mattie was a homemaker and loved cooking. She attended the Fortville Church of the Nazarene, listened to Christian and county music. She also was an avid quilter and loved shopping. The most important thing to Mattie was spending time with her children and the rest of her family.
Mattie is survived by husband Leon Wilcox, whom she married May 6, 1966; children: Deborah (Daniel) Throckmorton, Marcia (James) Storts, John "Tom" Larsen, Dawn (James) Horner, Richard Wilcox, Tamatha Wood and Shannon (Dale) Olwin; 11 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son Charles “Chuckie” Wilcox, parents and brothers Rudolph, Eugene and William Moore.
Private family services will take place at the convenience of the family. Online condolences may be shared at www.sealsfunerahome.com.
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