Mattie Elder

Published 8:16 am Thursday, January 26, 2017

Mattie Elder


Mattie Mae Anderson Elder, 98, died January 24, 2017, at Danville Center for Health and Rehabilitation.

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Born November 11, 1919 in Garrard County, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Edna Mae Graham Anderson.

She was a seamstress and hand sewer at Palm Beach Co. for over 30 years. Mattie was the widow of Dewey Bryant Elder and a member of the Fourth Street Church of God.

She spent her retirement years also helping others as a sitter.

She was predeceased by a daughter, Dorothy Curtsinger; a grandson, Johnny Curtsinger; two sisters, Susie Shearer and Geraldine Gilpin; and three brothers, Logan, Wesley and Buck Anderson.

Mattie is survived by two sisters, Mildred Casey and Clara Goodin, both of Junction City; and two grandchildren, Melissa Seagull and Melinda Byrd of Harrodsburg; several great- and great-great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

The graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Bellevue Cemetery. Rev. Wendell Douglas will officiate. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to the service.