Mattie Middleton (5-6-11) services 5-9-11



Mattie Middleton

Mattie Melissa Tilley Butler Middleton, 71, of Savannah, died Friday, May 6, at Maury Regional Hosptial in Columbia, Tenn.

She was born in Savannah, the daughter of the late Robert Lee and Charity Lola Franks Tilley. She was united in marriage to Eugene Butler, who preceded her in death. She was later united in marriage to Johnny Ray Middleton, who survives.

Mrs. Middleton was retired from C-wood Lumber Company in Collinwood, Tenn., and was a member of the Butler Grove Freewill Baptist Church, Iron City, Tenn.

Services were Monday, May 9, at Shackelford Funeral Directors Chapel, Collinwood, with Carmack Gobbell and Junior Daniel officiating. Burial was in Butler Grove Cemtery, Iron City, Tenn., with Shackelford Funeral Directors, Waynesboro, directing.

In addition to her husband, Johnny Ray Middleton of Savannah, she is survived by a son, Tommy Ray Butler, Collinwood; three granddaughters; brothers, McCassland Tilley, Savannah, Thomas Tilley, Iron City, Tenn., Jimmy Tilley, Lawrenceburg, Tenn.; sister, Jessie Reaves, Collinwood; several nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by daughter, Susie Tilley; brothers, William, James, Leamon, Robert Jr., Jerry, and Harris Tilley; sisters, Willie Gary, Lillian Tilley, Peggy Judkins, Martha Shults, Betty Wright, Estelle Tilley.