Mattie K. (Glinton) Morris - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Mattie K. (Glinton) Morris

February 15, 1937 - February 19, 2024

Mattie K. (Glinton) Morris, age 87, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Monday, February 19, 2024.

Born in Fort Pierce, FL on February 15, 1937, she was a daughter of the late George Robert and Leasie (High) Glinton. Mattie made her career as an accounting specialist at Citisteel USA, Inc. in Claymont.

Dedicated to her faith, Mattie was a former member of Scotts United Methodist Church in Denver, CO, where she served as a choir director. Her passion for music led her to help direct many musical performances at venues throughout Denver and the surrounding areas, as well as teaching piano lessons. Mattie took great pride in caring for her lawn and tending to her flower garden. In her spare time, she enjoyed trying her luck at casino slots, especially at Delaware Park.

In addition to her parents, Mattie was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence W. Morris; and son, Lester Stanley Knight. She is survived by her children, Angela Davis (Donald), Gaylen Knight, Desiree Howell, and Ericka Darby; grandchildren, Ashley Childress (Jamar), Lucius Haley, Kemitt Knight, Tivon S. Knight, Tayra Knight, Terrell L. Knight, Tia Henry (Vincent), Tamekia Chisholm (Desmond), and Mark Morris; sister, Mildred Glinton; nephew, Simeon Glinton; and many great grandchildren.

A graveside service will begin at 2 pm on Friday, March 1, 2024, in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE.


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  • Dear Family, sending condolences in the loss of your Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Aunt. Pray that fond memories will give you strength during this difficult time.
    God Bless,

  • Rest well aunt Mattie. Love from your brothers George Robert daughter in New York. ❤️