A funeral service will be held at First Baptist Church located at 220 North Street, Taft, on Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. for Ella Zeller, 83.  Rev. Scott Pearson will officiate at the service and burial will follow in the West Side District Cemetery.

ELLA ZELLER
December 12, 1926 – May 21, 2010

A funeral service will be held at First Baptist Church located at 220 North Street, Taft, on Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. for Ella Zeller, 83.  Rev. Scott Pearson will officiate at the service and burial will follow in the West Side District Cemetery.  Mrs. Zeller was born on December 12, 1926 in Taft and passed away on May 21, 2010 in Valley Acres.  She was raised and educated in Taft and graduated from Taft Union High School in 1945.  Mrs. Zeller was a member of the First Baptist Church and was a life member of the Eastern Star.  She was a loving mother and grandmother, who everyone loved.  She was very crafty and over the years her family has several things she has made for them.  She also enjoyed reading.  After retirement, she has enjoyed for 25 years traveling with her husband in their motor home.  Mrs. Zeller was preceded in death by her father, Corbet Landon; her mother and step-father, Mabrey and Fred Thomas; her granddaughter, Rebecca  Joella Cates; and by her great-grandson, Dusty Thomas.  She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Joe Zeller of  Valley Acres; her children, Marcia Grantham of Taft, Becky and Bob Cates of Taft, and Fred and Nancy Zeller of Taft; her grandchildren and their spouses, Tammy Grantham, Bryan and Claudia Grantham, Kirk Grantham, Kim Grantham, Darrin and Angie Ramage, Denice and Steve Klaus, Jenny and Chris Blaska, Louis Cates, Anesia Zeller, Kalena and Mike Edwards, Jana and Clark Peters, and Jessica and Kevin Rascoe; her eighteen great-grandchildren; her brother and his wife, Cass and Marilyn Landon and their family of Sacramento; and by many nieces and nephews.  Those who wish to pay their respects may do so on Tuesday, May 25, 2010 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and again on Wednesday, May 26, 2010 from 9:00 a.m. to noon at the Erickson & Brown Funeral Home.  www.EricksonAndBrown.com