The Angelic Hosts came for Mattie Lee Heggins on December 31, 2016 in the Providence Health Center, Waco, among loving family and devoted friends.
Funeral services were held Saturday, January 7, 2017, in the Jewett Civic Center. Interment will be in the Heggins Chapel Cemetery in Jewett.
Mattie Heggins was born to Dave Heggins and Velma Thomas Heggins in Teague, Texas. She grew up in Teague and graduated with the Teague High School Class of 1978. She and Michael Lloyd were married on May 24, 1982 in Pittsburg, TX. She received the Bachelor Of Science Degree in Medical Technology from East Texas State University and the Master Of Arts Degree in Fine Arts from The University Of Texas, Tyler in 1996. She received her Teacher Certification in 1995. Mattie was a celebrated artist and some of her paintings and drawings are registered in The Library of Congress. She was inducted into the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority at East Texas State University. Her career led her to work as an AMT with the Presbyterian Hospital, Greenville, TX and the Henderson Memorial Hospital, Henderson, TX. Her last employment was in the area of Home Healthcare.
Ms. Heggins was preceded in death by her father; her son, Brandon Jamal Lloyd; her brothers Neal Heggins and David Heggins;
Survivors include her husband, Michael Lloyd, Texarkana, TX; children Michael Aaron Lloyd and Melody Patrice Lloyd, both of Plano, TX; her mother, Velma Heggins, Teague, TX; brothers Percy Heggins, Marquez, TX; Curtis Heggins and wife, Martha, Tyler, TX; George Heggins, Marquez, TX; and Will Heggins, Teague, TX; sisters Inez Clark, Tyler, TX; Zeala Wilson and husband, Johnny, Dallas, TX; four grandchildren; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Moore’s Angelic Funeral Home of Teague, TX was in charge of the arrangements.