Celebration Of Life
Mother Mattie Pearl Zanders
November 26, 1941 April 15, 2013
Saturday April 20, 2013
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.