Mattie Lee Barnett Green McEwen, 86, of Andrews passed away on Friday, May 19, 2017 in Big Spring.
Family and friends will gather to celebrate her life at 2:00 PM Monday, May 22, 2017 at McNett Funeral Home Chapel in Andrews with Rev. Terry Way, Son and Pastor of Miracles of Faith Ministry in May, Texas officiating. Interment will follow in the Andrews Old Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 3 – 4 PM at the funeral home. Please celebrate her life by visiting www.mcnettfuneralhome.com.
Mattie was born on November 26, 1930 in Scurry County, Texas to Joseph Monroe Barnett and Mabell Taylor Barnett. She was raised by her adoptive parents, Carl Butler Barnett and Arka Barnett, in Scurry County and attended schools at Ira. She had lived in Andrews from 1958 – 1982, in Snyder from 1982 – 2003, and returned to Andrews in 2003. She had worked as a personal caregiver for many people in their homes. She was a Baptist and known for raising her children and taking care of her husbands. She loved being outdoors, watching squirrels and hummingbirds, and loved her dogs, especially, Penny. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Kenneth Way, Alvin Durden, Woodson McEwen, and E.L. Green, 2 sons, Ricky and Larry Way, 1 sister, Marilyn Frambow, and 1 brother, Harold Barnett.
Mattie is survived by her 5 children, Terry Way and wife, Patricia, of May, Danny Way and wife, Edith, of Splendora, Virgil Way and wife, Elaine, of Andrews, Vickie Helms and husband, Daryl, of Andrews, and Jimmy McEwen and wife, Kelly, of Andrews, 22 grandchildren, 47 great grandchildren, and 16 great great grandchildren.
Memorials may be sent to Andrews Meals on Wheels, 310 West Broadway, Andrews, Texas 79714.