|Birth: ||May 18, 1904|
|Death: ||Dec. 3, 1980|
Always a hard worker, "Mama Pat" held a job until cancer forced her to resign at age 76. She was such a funny lady, a pleasure to be around. She loved to GO.
Gutsy, she didn't learn to drive until the age of 60 when her husband, Alfred Cyrus, died.
Mama Pat was born 5/18/1904 in Hornhill (Limestone County), TX to Johnny Hammond & Aurora Etna Turner Elam Hammond.
She married Rev. Alfred Cyrus Healer on November 14, 1920.
She was a good mother to
* Francis Edward Healer (1922-2004),
* Laura Naomi Healer Koch (1923-1999),
* Carl Thurston Healer (1925-2000)
* LaJuana Jean Healer Henthorne (1929-).
We miss you, Mama Pat!
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MRS. MATTIE MAE HEALER
Mrs. Mattie Mae (Pat) Healer, 76, of 707 Pease, died at 3:45 a.m. Tuesday at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at McCoy Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with the Rev. James Kinsey and the Rev. Orvel Brantley, pastor of Lamar Street Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Sweetwater Cemetery.
Born May 18, 1904 in Hornhill, she married Rev. Alfred Cyrus Healer on Nov. 14, 1920 in Roby. They moved to Sweetwater in 1927.
Mrs. Healer was a clerk at Mott's for 11 years. She was a member of Lamar Street Baptist Church since 1927. She was a member of The Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary.
Her husband and one brother (Francis Lafayette (Tick) Elam) preceded her in death.
Survivors include two daughters, Laura Naomi Healer Koch of Bloomfield Hills, Mich.; LaJuana Jean Henthorne of Austin; two sons, Rev. F.E. Healer of Sweetwater, and Thurston Healer of Danville, Calif.; two brothers, Homer Elam of Roby and Bill Elam of Dallas; 16 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
(from The Sweetwater Reporter, 12/04/1980)
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Aurora Etna Turner Hammond (1875 - 1960)
Alfred Cyrus Healer (1899 - 1965)*
Francis Edward (F.E.) Healer (1922 - 1994)*
Laura Naomi Healer Koch (1923 - 1999)*
Carl Thurston Healer (1925 - 2000)*
LaJuana Healer Henthorne (1929 - 2014)*
Homer Price Elam (1893 - 1981)*
Eddie Lee Elam (1896 - 1900)*
Willie Walter Elam (1898 - 1985)*
Francis Lafayette Elam (1901 - 1967)*
Mattie Mae Hammond Healer (1904 - 1980)
Plot: Lot 42, Block 109
Created by: Janie Healer Davis
Record added: Aug 10, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7749439