Ronald M. Matherly, age 78, of Wilkesboro, died Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care in Lenoir. He was born February 15, 1935 in Wilkes County to Maurice and Pearl Triplett Matherly. He was a US Air Force Veteran and a member of Greater Vision Baptist Church. Mr. Matherly was preceded by his parents; and two brothers, Ernest Marley and Bill Matherly.
Surviving are his wife, Charlotte Johnson Matherly of the home; son, Gary Matherly and wife Yana of Pfafftown; two daughters, Karen Harper and husband Bobby, Robin Oldham all of Winston Salem; three grandchildren, Lauren Oldham, Dillon Oldham both of Winston Salem, Cory Matherly of Pfafftown; step-son, Tracy Huffman of Wilkesboro; four step grandchildren, Christopher Huffman, Caegan Huffman, Cassie Huffman all of Wilkesboro, Christian Huffman of Raleigh.
Funeral service will be held 2:00 o’clock Friday, January 10, 2014 at Greater Vision Baptist Church with Rev. Lyn Lambert officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1:30. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Miller Funeral Service from 6:30 until 8:30 o’clock Thursday night. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Greater Vision Baptist Church, 1090 North Minton Road, Millers Creek, NC 28651 or to Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood Street, Lenoir, NC 28645. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to www.millerfuneralservice.com