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Mattie Denson

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

CHARLESTON -- Mattie B. Denson, 93, died Nov. 11, 2007, at her home.

Born Nov. 24, 1914, in Chickasaw County, Miss., to the late Willie and Rosielee Cunningham Word, she had been a resident of Missouri since 1949.

On Sept. 23, 1948, she married Samuel "Uncle" Denson who preceded her in death in 1981.

Two sons, Arthur Cohen and Otis Jackson, also preceded her in death.

Survivors include a number of grandchildren, nieces and nephews including three special nephews, Walter Lewis of Charleston, Harry Lewis of Michigan City, Ind., and Charlie Crockett of Paducah, Ky.

Visitation is scheduled from noon until time of services at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Williams Funeral Home in Charleston with John Terry officiating.

Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery near Charleston.

Williams Funeral Home of Charleston is in charge of arrangements.