Anita Mae (Mathis) Proffitt passed away May 1, 2018

Anita Mae (Mathis) Proffitt departed this life on May 1, 2018 in Hamilton Alabama at the age of 88.  She was born at Remmel, Arkansas February 7, 1930 the daughter of John Franklin Mathis and Myrtle Mae (Balch) Mathis.  She married Narvel Proffitt May 21, 1949.  She was a member of Holden Avenue Church of Christ for 58 years.  After moving to Florence, Alabama she attended Wood Avenue Church of Christ. She moved to Hamilton, Alabama and was a member of Hamilton Church of Christ.
 
She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty three years; Narvel Proffitt, one infant son; Franklin Daniel Proffitt, father; John Franklin Mathis, mother; Myrtle Mae (Balch) Mathis, four brothers; Clarence, Ermit, Clifton, and Alton Mathis, sister; Gatha (Mathis) Lowery.
 
Her survivors are son; Victor Proffitt (Linda) of Fayetteville, Arkansas, daughter; Teresa Colvin (Paul) of Hamilton, Alabama, five grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren..
 
Funeral services were 12:00 p.m. Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Holden Avenue Church of Christ.
 
Burial was in Sandhill Cemetery.
 
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Children’s Homes Inc.  5515 Walcott Road, Paragould, Arkansas  72450.
 
Arrangements by Dillinger Funeral Home.
 
www.dillingerfuneralhome.com.