October 7 1924 May 29 2020
Mattie Elmore, age 95, of Greeneville, passed away on Friday, May 29, 2020, at the Brookdale Assisted Living. She was a daughter of the late Clarence and Gertrude Lay. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Elmore; sister, Rita Zecchini; brothers, Joseph Lay, and C.R. Lay; and great granddaughter, Penelope McCall. She was employed by the War Department, at Oak Ridge, TN, as part of the Manhattan Project during WWII. She was a member of St. Henry’s Catholic Church, in Rogersville, where she was very active and enjoyed reading, and movies. Survivors include her loving daughter, Janet Lawson and husband, Charles; sons, Anthony Elmore, and Eddie Elmore and wife, Penny; grandchildren, Neil Pearson, Amy Pearson, Ellen McCall, and Caitlin Brabham; 5 great grandchildren; sister, Theresa Niles; and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 pm Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at Christian-Sells Funeral Home in Rogersville. The funeral service will follow at 7:00 pm. The graveside service will be held on Thursday at 11:00 am in Hawkins County Memorial Gardens. Online condolences may be sent at www.christiansells.com. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Mattie Jean Elmore please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Mattie Jean Elmore October 7 1924 May 29 2020.
Death notice for the town of: Rogersville, state: Tennessee