Karen Mattox, 1944-2021


Karen Mattox, of Quitman, died at home Sept. 27, 2021, at age 77.

Funeral service was held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021 at Lowe-Gardner Funerals & Cremations. Graveside service followed at Quitman City Cemetery. The family received friends one hour prior to service time.

Karen Aletha Anderson Mattox was born July 28, 1944 in Victoria to Charles Clarence Anderson and Margaret Aletha Johnston Anderson. She owned an Overhead Door Company franchise and BarBQ Barn in Greenville, Miss. She lived in Quitman for the last 35 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Hugh L. Mattox Sr.; five siblings, James Anderson, Margaret West, John Anderson Sr., Judith Sawyer and Robert Anderson; and three step children.

Survivors include her two sons, Charles William Dunham III of Quitman and Christopher Allen Mattox of Quitman; 15 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren; and many other extended family members.