April 14, 2022
Mrs. Arnetha Mattison Hood, affectionately known as “Mama Nete”, crossed the threshold to a greater life on April 14, 2022. She was born May 29, 1934 in Anderson, SC to the late Robert (Ruth) Mattison, Sr. She is a graduate of Reed Street High School. She attended Ebenezer Baptist Church and served as a Deaconess, choir member and many other committees and boards. She worked at Singer Company, was a school educator for many years in School District 5, and several retail stores such as Ormond, Emphasis, Rainbow, and JC Penny. Surviving are daughters, Edna Hood of Anderson, SC and Evelyn (Sammy) Brown of Duluth, Ga; son, Waymon A. (Lenora) Hood; stepson, Booker (Etrulia) Thompson of Chicago, Il; seven grandchildren and fourteen greatgrandchildren; sisters are Betty Walston of Greensboro, NC., Rosezella Gillard, and Verlena Ditty of Anderson, SC; and a host of other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents, four brothers preceded her in death: Robert, Jr. Mattison, James Mattison, Curtis Mattison, and Timothy Mattison; and one sister, Dorothy Mattison of Greensboro, NC. Acknowledgement from the Family: We would like to thank you all for helping us celebrate the life of “Mama Nete”, as she has returned to her creator. Though we will miss her smiling face, her tenacious spirit, her bible quoting scriptures, her contagious laugh, and her soft singing voice, we are certain she is smiling and rejoicing from the heavens above and always in our hearts. We appreciate the love you have shown on this day. On Tuesday, April 19th, 2022, funeral service for Mrs. Hood will be held at 2:00 pm at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Anderson, SC with Reverend Derrick Gambrell, as the eulogist and Reverend Kelly Simmons as the presider for the funeral ceremony. Interment will follow in the church’s cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Public viewing will be Monday (the day prior to the service) from 2:00 pm until 8:00 pm and on Tuesday (the day of the service) from 9:00 am until 11: 30 am at the mortuary. The family will be at their respective homes.
Mrs. Arnetha Mattison Hood, affectionately known as “Mama Nete”, crossed the threshold to a greater life on April 14, 2022. She was born May 29, 1934 in Anderson, SC to the late Robert (Ruth) Mattison, Sr. She is a graduate of... View Obituary & Service Information
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