Ella M Matherly The Danville Register (Danville, VA) 5 Oct 1971
B. Mrs. Matherly Rites Tomorrow Last rites for Mrs. Ella M. Matherly, 82, will be held tomorrow at 2 p.m. at Barker Chapel. Interment will be in the Moss family cemetery. Mrs. Matherly died yesterday m Memorial Hospital. She had been in declining health for ten months and was hospitalized one week ago. A daughter of the late John Green Mitchell and Fannie Maxie Mitchell, she was born m Pittsylvania County Feb. 1889. She was married to Dellie Matherly, who died Jan. Her home was on the Martinsville Road and she attended the Holiness Church. Surviving arc six sons Melvin, Wade and Joseph Matherly, all of Danville, Herbert Matherly of Evington, Walter Matherly of Altavista and Jesse Matherly of Danville Rt. .1- two sisters, Mrs. Angle Smith Danville and Mrs. Lovette Newman of Dry Fork; 16 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. The family will receive mends at the funeral home this evening from 7 to fi o'ciock At other times they will be at'the residence on [he Marlinsville Rd.