Mattie Angelo Fulghum, age 83, of East Dublin, passed away on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, surrounded by her loving family.
Mrs. Fulghum was born in Johnson County on July 16, 1937, to the late Alton and Julia Thelma Scott. She retired from JP Stevens Company after 40 years of dedicated service. She loved gardening and spending time with her family. She was a devoted mother, and loving grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend.
Mrs. Fulghum was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-five years, John Enoch Fulghum, Sr., sister, Hazel Scott, and brothers, Larry Scott and Everett Scott.
She is survived by children, Johnny (Stephanie) Fulghum, Judy (Derrell) Fulghum Thigpen, Dale (Tonya) Fulghum, all of East Dublin, and Jody Fulghum-Hinson (Todd), of Macon; sisters, Gail Rogers Joyner (Bud), of Dublin and Connie Scott Gravley (Jerry), of Glennville; 18 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services will be held on Friday, February 26, 2021, at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of Townsend Brothers Funeral Home. Derrell Thigpen and Ashley Fulghum will officiate. Burial will follow in the Fulghum Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM until the funeral hour at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Nolan Fulghum, Jonathan Fulghum, Derrick Thigpen, Derrell Thigpen, Jason Fulghum, and Mitchell Fulghum.
The family will be at the home of Derrell and Judy Thigpen; 650 Fulghum Road; East Dublin.
Townsend Brothers Funeral Home and Staff respectfully ask all in attendance to wear a mask and follow social distancing guidelines.
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