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Mother Mattie Pearl Zanders
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Celebration Of Life


Mother Mattie Pearl Zanders

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    November 26, 1941                                 April 15, 2013


Saturday April 20, 2013

11:00 a.m.

  OldPleasant Hill BaptistChurch

300 Honey Creek Road


Rev. Layne Fields, Pastor, Eulogist

Assisted by Others




      Mother Mattie Pearl Zanders was born inNewtonCounty, to the late Mr. Bennie Grier and Mrs. Hither Rose Grier on November 26, 1941. She was the second oldest of seven children which three preceded her in death; the late Bobbie Grier, Ruby Reynolds and Lonnie Grier. And is survived by Mr. & Mrs. Walter (Peggy) Grier, Deacon & Mrs. Eugene (Joanne) Grier and Mr. & Mrs. Calvin (Shedonna) Grier.


      In 1959, she married Mr. Jimmie Alex Zanders. To this union five children were born. While being a successful mother and a devoted wife, she worked forWestburyHealthcareCenteras a CNA as well as Pacific Uniform for many years.


      She attendedWashingtonStreetHigh School. She joinedBethlehemBaptistChurchat an early age, then later joinedOldPleasant HillBaptistChurchin 1964 where she was a faithful and loyal member of the Usher's Ministry and Mother's Board.


      She was called to rest on April 15, 2013. She leaves to cherish her memories, a devoted husband of 53 years, Mr. Jimmie Zanders, five children, Ms. Sandra Jackson, Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth (Beverly) Zanders, Ms.  Paula (Sean) Zanders, Mr. Aaron Zanders and Mr. & Mrs. Therrill (Tracy) Veal, four grandchildren, Keeli Zanders, Tiuna Jackson, Quintarius Jackson and Keion Veal, uncle and aunt, Deacon & Mrs. Eddie (Mary) Baker and Mrs. Ollie Kate Collins, In-laws, Mr. Waymond Zanders, Mr. & Mrs. James (Maurice) Usher, Mr. & Mrs. Samuel (Mae Lou) Hartsfield and Mr. & Mrs. Willie (Charlotte) Zanders  and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.



Old Pleasant Hill Memorial Lawn Cemetery

                             Honey Creek Road S.E.







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