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Mattye "Big Mom" Nelson Griggs
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Birth: Feb. 21, 1896
Prospect
Giles County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jul. 24, 1991
Madison
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA

She married C.W. whom she refered to as "Pete" on June 20, 1915 and had 3 daughters, Alice Marie, Anita, and Marianne. Alice was born in Yeager, Oklahoma, Anita was born in Pulaski, TN, and Marianne was born in Nashville.

Obituary

Tennessean
Griggs, Mattye Nelson. - Age 95, July 24, 1991. Survived by daughters, Alice G. Coe, Marianne G. Smith, Anita G. Frye; sisters, Lucille Yokley, Alma Butler, Eunice Hardigg; eight grandchildren; ten great grandchildren. She was a member of the Hendersonville First United Methodist Church. Services will be 11am Saturday at Woodlawn Chapel of Roses with Rev. Ben Alexander officiating. Interment Woodlawn Memorial Park. Family and friends will serve as Active Pallbearers. Visitation 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday.
WOODLAWN FUNERAL HOME, 383-4754. 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Henry Nelson (1869 - 1936)
  Alice Virginia Taylor Nelson (1872 - 1960)
 
 Spouse:
  Cardwell William Griggs (1882 - 1952)*
 
 Children:
  Alice Marie Griggs Coe (1916 - 2003)*
  Anita Griggs Frye (1920 - 2001)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph Stokley Nelson (1893 - 1944)*
  Mattye Nelson Griggs (1896 - 1991)
  Lucille N. Yokley (1898 - 2001)*
  Paul Nelson (1900 - 1983)*
  Alma N Butler (1903 - 1993)*
  Charles Henry Nelson (1906 - 1985)*
  Eunice Nelson Hardigg (1908 - 1998)*
  Robert Taylor Nelson (1911 - 1991)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Memorial Park and Mausoleum
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Fountain View "B", Lot 66, Space 2
 
Created by: Carol Payne
Record added: Oct 14, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98892856
Mattye Big Mom <i>Nelson</i> Griggs
Added by: Carol Payne
 
Mattye Big Mom <i>Nelson</i> Griggs
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