Mattie Lois Balcom, age 80, of Fort Walton Beach, Florida passed away on July 3, 2022. She was born in Troy, Alabama in 1941. A long-time resident of Fort Walton Beach, Florida, she lived her life as testament to her faith in the Lord. She was known for being kind, friendly, and of service to others. She wanted to live her life so that the work she did while on earth would speak for her legacy.
She is preceded in death by her mother, Limmie Boyd, and 4 brothers Frank, Jimmy, Thamen, and Eddie; 2 sisters Ada Pearl, and Eileen; and long-time companion, Mr. Johnny Evans. She is survived by Daughter Chrystal Simmons; 3 Grand Children, JaQuez Simmons, Nyjah Thomas, and Derrick Thomas. Nephews Tim Boyd and Kenny Boyd, and other nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends for visitation on Friday July 8th 2022, from 1:00pm to 2:00pm at McLaughlin Mortuary, in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Service will begin at 2:00pm followed by a Committal Service at Beal Memorial Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Jaquez, Derrick, RJ, Tim, Reno, and Joe.