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Mattie C Jones Nichols

March 10, 1934 - September 18, 2017

Burial Date: September 25, 2017

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Mattie C. Nichols Jones died Monday, September 18, 2017 in Gulfport, MS at Canon Hospice.

She was born in Newton County, MS, on March 10, 1934 to the late Nathan and Lizzie Nichols.

She graduated from Newton County Vocational High School.  Her was employed by Lerner’s and Fred’s Discount Store.

She was a member of Little Rock Missionary Baptist Church and later joined Faith Missionary Baptist Church of Gulfport, MS.

Mattie was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Jones; her parents, Nathan and Lizzie Nichols; her sisters, Velma Thomas, Elizabeth Anderson, and Katherine Denham; two stepchildren, Virgie McGee and George Jones.

Survivors include her daughter, Cassandra Jones of Gulfport, MS; son Yuan (Lisa) Nichols of Jackson, MS; stepchildren, Edith (Clavon) Chatman of Pionle, CA, Billy Jones of Oakland, CA, Hattie (Herbert) Hayes of Gulfport, MS, Virginia (Wayne) Williams of Maywood, IL, Judy Selby of Riverdale, GA, Christina Owens of Matterson, IL, and Jesse Flowers of Gulfport, MS; sister, Rachel N. Owens of Chicago Ridge, IL; 14 grandchildren, and 15 great grandchildren.

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