Mattye Alderman, RN
Mattye Foster Alderman passed away in her home on January 11, 2015.
Mattye was the daughter of Elijah Coleman and Clara Perkins Foster of Port Gibson, MS.
Beloved wife of Howard Alderman, Mattye and Howard met in Vicksburg, MS and were married for almost 60 years. Mattye was preceded in death by their son, Lee, and grandson, Robert Burge.
Living children are Wendy Shaffette (Ronnie) of Carriere, MS, Patricia Burge (Bobby, deceased) of Carriere, MS, Bonnie Holland (Randy) of Picayune, MS and Alan Alderman (Regina) of Diamondhead, MS. Mattye was the grandmother to 12 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
Mattye is survived by sisters Alice Alderman of Vicksburg, MS and Bettye Anne Lazenby of Petal, MS. Preceeding her in death are siblings William (Bubba) Foster, Clara Rose Cox, Haroldene Hudson, and Elijah (Red) Foster. Mattye’s career as an ER nurse spanned greater than 30 years.
Mattye worked at Crosby Memorial Hospital, Vicksburg Hospital and was an icon at Slidell Memorial Hospital. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 14th from 6pm to 8:30pm at Picayune Funeral Home.
A funeral mass will be held on Thursday, January 15th at 10am at St Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Picayune, MS.
There will be a brief visitation prior to mass at 9:30am. Burial will be at Memorial Gardens in Picayune.
Arrangements are under the direction of Picayune Funeral Home. Please visit our website for the obituary.
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