Mattox-Wood Funeral Home

4660 Lafayette Avenue, Terre Haute, IN


Mary Jane Christopher

November 15, 1932May 24, 2019

Mary Jane Christopher, 86 passed away peacefully on Friday, May 24, 2019 at the The Gibson Family Center for Hospice Care. She was born November 15, 1932 in Tipton, Indiana to Charles Mettlen and Nina Vernon Mettlen.

She was preceded in death by a brother and sister-in-law Charles and Gwen Mettlen; 1 niece and 2 nephews.

She is survived by 2 daughters Debbie Owsley (Keith) of Brazil, IN and Janet Allsup (John) of West Terre Haute; 3 granddaughters Shannon Brown (Pat) and Wendy Diel both of Brazil, IN and Brooke Snider (David) of Clinton, IN; 2 great-granddaughters and 4 great-grandsons.

Mary Jane was a member of Cross Lane Community Church. She graduated from Frankfort (IN) High School in 1956 and worked at Columbia House in Terre Haute for 20 years.

Visitation will be Wednesday, May 29, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Mattox-Wood Funeral Home. Celebration of Life will follow at 7:00PM in the Funeral Home with Rev. Tracy Sutliff officiating. Per her wishes, Mary Jane will be cremated.

In lieu of flowers, it is requested that contributions be made to the Cross Lane Community Church, 2204 Lafayette Avenue, Terre Haute, IN 47805 or The Gibson Family Center for Hospice Care, 400-8th Avenue, Terre Haute, IN 47804.

Condolences and fond memories may be shared at www.mattoxwoodfuneralhome.com


  • Cross Lane Community Church
  • The Gibson Family Center for Hospice Care


  • Visitation Wednesday, May 29, 2019
  • Celebration of Life Wednesday, May 29, 2019


Mary Jane Christopher

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