Charles Elbert “Ebb” Matherly, 82, of Butler, went home to be with his Lord on Sunday, October 13, 2013 from his residence.
He was born in Johnson County, Tennessee, on April 22, 1931, to the late Edward Harrison and Georgia Cress Matherly. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a loving son, David Edward Matherly, two brothers, Guy Matherly and Merle Matherly; and Two Sisters: Bona Lee Matherly and Esther Matherly Wagner.
Mr. Matherly was a member and Deacon of Little Milligan Baptist Church. He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He had worked at the Bemberg Corporation, Fish Springs Marina and retired as a Construction Worker.
Survivors include his wife of 59 years: Gladys Marie Campbell Matherly. One Son and daughter-in-law: Gregory Charles & Kathy Matherly of Florida. Three Daughters & Sons-in-Law: Tammy and Danny Kinser, Butler, Melanie & Andy Reed, Franklin, Tennessee, Esther & John Loyd, Butler. Seven Grandchildren: Desirae Matherly, Jamie Matherly, Gregory Matherly, Jr., John-David Loyd, Jordan Kinser, Carter Reed and Molly Reed: One Great Grandson: Sullivan Martin (Eric Martin, Father); One Brother and Sister-in-Law: Paul & Elfreida Matherly. Five Sisters: Mildred Cole, Virginia Davis and husband Junior, Margie Bailey, Marie Williams and Sue Pierce. Many loving nieces & nephews.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 7 pm. Tuesday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Cecil “ Nick” Bradshaw, Rev. Sam Icenhour and Rev. Garry Edwards officiating. Graveside Service and Interment will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 16, 2013 in Butler Memorial Cemetery. Music will be provided by Rev. Ronnie Campbell. Pallbearers will be selected from family members.
To those who prefer, Memorials may be made in memory of Mr. Matherly to the Johnson County Rescue Squad, 203 Vandilla Street, Mountain City, Tenn. 37683.
Words cannot express the thanks and gratitude our family has for all of the wonderful staff employed by the Johnson County Rescue Squad. We appreciate all of the kindness shown to our family while in your service. We also want to thank all of the staff at FMC Dialysis Services in Mountain City and the staff at MSHA Hospice. Your love and care to our family was greatly appreciated.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Wednesday.
Condolences may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge