Lavonna Ann (Cook) Mattick

Born: Wed., Jan. 17, 1934
Died: Sat., Feb. 15, 2020


11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Wed., Feb. 19, 2020
Location: Frist Funeral Home

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Wed., Feb. 19, 2020
Location: Frist Funeral Home

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Lavonna Ann Mattick, 86, of Clinton, passed away at 9:30 am on Saturday, February 15, 2020.
She was born on January 17, 1934, to the late Clifford Cook and Lois Miles Cook in Scottland, IL. and they preceded her in death.
She was also preceded in death by her husband Ernest Mattick; two sisters, Naomi “Cookie” Wilson and Florence Hollen; a nephew, Lynn Wilson; and a niece, Sharon Wilson.
Lavonna graduated from Scottland High School and attended Eastern IL University.  She was well known in the political circles, having been the first woman to be elected a Democrat Precinct Committee person.  She was currently serving as a vice precinct committee woman at the time of her death.  Lavonna was only the second woman elected to the Clinton City Council and she served longer than her predecessor.  She served on the city council until she was elected Clerk of the Vermillion County Circuit Court on September 1989, and served through December 2000.  At that time she was elected to the Vermilion County Council and was the second woman to serve on the County Council, and served longer than her predecessor, having served from 2000 through 2012.  She again served on the Clinton City Council until January 2019.
Lavonna was a member of the Order of Eastern Star for over 50 years, a charter member the Northern Vermillion County Optimist Club, Vermillion County Women’s Democrat Club, a former treasurer of that club, a member of the Eagles Ladies Auxiliary, Vermillion County Senior Citizens Club, Royal Neighbors of America, and a former member of the Indiana Association of Indiana Counties.
She was also a cashier at Walmart for a number of years.  She was a member of the Methodist Church in Scottland, IL.  She attended the Cayuga Christian Church in Cayuga, IN.  Although she enjoyed people and helping others, her family was the love of her life.
Survivors include one daughter, Roxanna (Roxie) Sager of Clinton; a granddaughter, Amanda (Chuck) Murphy; a great-grandson, Charles (CJ) Murphy of Clinton; a great-granddaughter, Morgan -Dakota Collison of Kittery, Maine;  a grandson, , Daniel and Brandi Sager; a great-grandson, Brayden of Kingman, IN; a niece, Darra Clarkson of Rockford, IL;  2 great-nieces and 2 great-nephews; several other nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 from 11 am to 2 pm at Frist Funeral Home.  Eastern Star services will be held and the funeral service will be at 2 pm at the funeral home with Rev. Keith Warner officiating.  Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park in North Terre Haute.
If one prefers, memorial donations may be made to the Parke-Vermillion County Humane Society or the Vermillion County Food Pantry.  Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
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Darra Clarkston
   Posted Mon February 17, 2020

Forest Fresh was sent by Darra Clarkston.

With loving memories. Darra

Zack Wilson
   Posted Mon February 17, 2020
Roxie, Amanda and Daniel, So very sorry for your loss. So many great memories of Aunt Lavonna that I’ll hold dear. May the memories you have comfort you all.

Jackie Donald
   Posted Tue February 18, 2020
Roxy and family, my sincerest condolences in the loss of your mother/grandmother. She was such a fun and sweet lady and she will be greatly missed. Hugs and prayers to you all😪

Penny Minks-Kite
   Posted Tue February 18, 2020
Roxie and Amanda, and Daniel, and Grandchildren, and Great-Grandchildren, and neices and nephews and all the family of such a sweet, kind lady, I'm am so sorry to hear of her passing. Seems I knew her somehow through my parents, Herschel and Eleanor Minks for years, and then I worked with her at Walmart. She was one I trained with on the register, she was a great, patient teacher. She will be missed greatly!!! The Lord Bless you through this unimaginable loss. Love, Penny

Katherine Robinson
   Posted Tue February 18, 2020

Petals Aglow was sent by Kathy, Beth and Charlene.

Heartfelt prayers! Aunt Lavonna was a special lady! Sincere condolences. Love, Kathy Robinson, Beth Dailey and Charlene Nasser

Cindy Smith
   Posted Tue February 18, 2020
Roxie I’m so sorry for your loss .Lavonna was beautiful lady inside & out always such a joy to speak with.God definitely received another Angel she’s with Ernie now.Rest in Peace dear sweet Lavonna you will truly be missed.May. God comfort you all Roxie . Cindy Mathas Smith

Jeff and Sherri Russell
   Posted Thu February 20, 2020
Roxie and family,
So sorry for your loss. Lavonna was a great lady and friend to us and so many others. We will keep you all in our prayers.

Debbie Kuykendall
   Posted Fri February 21, 2020
Roxie & Family, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother and for the loss you are experiencing. Lavonna was such a sweet lady and had a smile for everyone. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. God bless you all always. Debbie

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