News From Terre Haute, Indiana

October 20, 2013

Charlotte Matherly-Zellers


ROSEDALE — Charlotte Matherly-Zellers, 78, of Rosedale, passed away on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, surrounded by her family. She was born on July 15, 1935, in Terre Haute, to George and Scelia (Parrish) Fields. She married Carl Zellers on Oct. 25, 2008. Charlotte worked as a head cashier for Standard Foods for 20 years and at Page’s for 10 years. She served as a bookkeeper/secretary for Full Gospel Assembly of God.  

Charlotte was an active member of Full Gospel A/G for 45 years. She enjoyed vacationing in Florida and Tennessee. In her spare time, Charlotte liked word search puzzles. She doted on her grandchildren. She will forever be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother whose faith was paramount, a trait she passed on to her family.

Charlotte is survived by her husband, Carl Zellers of Rosedale, and formerly of Dennison, Ill.; children, Paul Matherly Jr. and wife Linda and Sheila Gregg and husband James, all of Terre Haute, Dianna Poling and husband Harry of Rosedale, and Ruth Bedwell and husband Kenny of Terre Haute; stepchildren, Debbie Brown and husband Mike of Dennison, Brenda Farrell and husband John of Martinsville, Ill., Allen Zellers and wife Kim of Dennison, and Gary Zellers and wife Kim of West Terre Haute; 22 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren and one on the way; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Paul Matherly, Sr.; sisters, Mary Bose, Martha Davis, and Dorothy Buchanan; and brothers, George Fields Jr., and Herbert (Gene) Fields.

Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, at Mattox-Wood Funeral Home and from noon until 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. Services will be at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, at the funeral home, with Pastor Morris Mott officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Full Gospel Assembly of God Building Fund. Online condolences may be made at: