Lulu Mae Mattix
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MARION: Lulu Mae Mattix, age 86, of Marion, died Friday, January 31, 2014 at the Marion General County Hospital. She was born in Agosta in Marion County on May 14, 1927, to the late Robert and Iva (Strawser) Palmer.
Lulu had worked as a laborer and typist for the Fullfillment Corporation for 30 plus years. She liked fishing, scratching off lottery tickets, Cleveland Browns and OSU Football. Lulu invited everyone for Holiday Dinners. Everyone was welcomed.
Lulu graduated from Ashley High School and Marion Business College. In 1946, she married Glenn Leroy Mattix, who preceded her in death.
Lulu is survived by her two sons, Roger (Crystal) Mattix of Thornville and Robert (Sherry) Mattix of Marion; nine grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-granddaughter who was born on Lulu's 86th Birthday.
In addition to her parents and husband, Lulu was preceded in death by her daughter and best friend, Carolyn Ratliff and her son, Duane Mattix.
Friends may call on Friday, February 7, 2014 from 12:00 (Noon) until 2:00 PM at Gompf Funeral Home in Cardington. A graveside service will follow immediately after calling hours at 2:15 PM at the Glendale Union Cemetery in Cardington.
Those wishing to share a memory of Lulu or to express a condolence to the Mattix family may do so by visiting www.gompffh.com
Gompf Funeral Service
440 South Center Street
Cardington, OH 43315
Published in the Marion Star on Feb. 4, 2014