Martha "Mattie" Bell Allen Fulfer Dennis
(August 20, 1899-September 30, 2001)
Tuesday, October 3, 2001
Mattie Bell Dennis, 102, of Balch Springs, formerly of Commerce, died Sunday. Graveside service 11 a.m. Saturday
at South Sulphur Cemetery. Jones Funeral Home of Commerce is in charge of arrangements.
October 5, 2001
COMMERCE - Mattie Bell Dennis, 102, of Balch Springs died Sept. 30 in Balch Springs Nursing Home. A graveside
service is scheduled at 11 a.m. Saturday at South Sulphur Cemetery with Rev. Cook officiating.
She was born Aug. 20, 1899, in Deport, daughter of John Floyd Allen and Cora Smith. She was married to Tom Dennis
in 1953 in Paris. Mrs. Dennis was a member of Newman Park Baptist Church.
Surviving are three daughters, Evelyn Fay Lane of Dallas, Novaline Putman of Virginia and Joyce Cozort of Kansas;
10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death two daughters, Billie Jean Ray and Kathryn Burnett; a son, Royce Fulfer and by her
Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home of Commerce is in charge of arrangements.
Submitted by Vanessa DeShazer