Mrs. Mattie Ruth Coulter, age 94, of San Augustine passed away Sunday, January 8, 2023, in San Augustine.
Mrs. Coulter was born April 30, 1928, in San Augustine County's Hebron community to parents Wiley Mayfield Thornton and Maggie Caroline (Wells) Thornton. She was a lifelong area resident and member of Harmony Missionary Baptist Church. A dedicated homemaker, she was faithful caring for the needs of her family. She also worked for many years as a caregiver at Twin Lakes Care Center, retiring at age 75.
Her survivors include her children, Nancy LaRue and husband Robert, Lafher Coulter and wife Belinda, Janet Warner, Jed Coulter and wife Penny, Shirley Hilliard and husband Jack, Fannie Jackson and husband Larry, and Dr. Frankie Goodwin and husband Dr. W.H., all of San Augustine County, and Patsy Coulter of Center; a sister, Katie L. Chambers of San Augustine; grandchildren, Brandy Smith, Henry T. Coulter, Jessica Coulter, Jacquelyn Evans, Jason Hilliard, Julie Downs, Nicholas Nackson, Elliott Jackson, Laurie Beth Windsor, Charles Goodwin, and Eric Goodwin; and numerous great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, O.J. Coulter; parents, Wiley and Maggie Thornton; sons, Jay Coulter and Jerry Coulter; and sons-in-law, E.C. Kennon and Tommy Warner.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 10, 2023, at the Wyman Roberts Funeral Home chapel. Committal service and interment will follow at Antioch Cemetery, located on Hwy. 147 North.
Pallbearers: Jason Hilliard, Nicholas Jackson, Ellliott Jackson, Cade Downs, Larry Evans, Jacob Evans, Connor Downs, and Josh Windsor. Honorary pallbearer: Jimmy Sharpton.
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Arrangements are under the direction of Wyman Roberts Funeral Home in San Augustine.