Mattie Louise “Whizzie, Whiz” Helton, born in Whitfield County in 1929, passed away in her home surrounded by her family and loved ones on November 5, 2017.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Lois Cleo Jones; grandmother, Mattie Sue White; aunt, Willie Jo Clayton; grandson, William Wesley Sutton; and special nephews, Kerm and Stephen Morrison.
She leaves to mourn her, her daughter Nancy Huey; grandsons, Charles Sutton and Cole Sutton; great-granddaughter, Charlize Sutton, all of Rocky Face; two sisters, Virginia Morrison of Dalton, Barbara and Ronnie Nelson of Cherry Log; nieces and nephews, Dora and Bruce Acree of Dalton, Jerry and Char Morrison of Woodstock; great nieces and nephews, Susan Kinney, Lacy and Jeremy Evans all of Dalton, Ronnie Jr. and Paula Nelson of Cherokee, N.C., Bill and Katie Nelson of Jasper, and Richard Morrison and his children, Kelsey, Logan, and Richard Morrison III; great-great-nieces and nephews, Shelbi Mullinax and fiance, Jackie Stephens, Sydni Mullinax, Caeli and Sophia Evans all of Dalton, Corey and Tatsi Nelson of Cherokee, N.C., and Mason Ford of Jasper.
Special thanks to the staff of Hamilton Home Health care and Hamilton Hospice for their tender loving care and comfort, and all friends, neighbors, and loved ones.
At her request, she will be cremated and her remains will be spread in the Great Smokey Mountains by Jerry and Char Morrison.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 8, in Rocky Face Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home at 1 p.m. with Ronnie Nelson, Sr. and Bruce Acree officiating.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, Nov. 8, from 11 a.m. til the service time at 1 p.m.
Go rest high on that mountain, your work on earth is done. Job well done. We will see you on the other shore.
You may leave the family a message or light a candle on the tribute wall at www.julianpeeples.com.
Funeral arrangements are by Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Rocky Face Chapel. For more information, call 706-272-9777.