Gladys E. Kelly, 97, of Farmington, passed away Friday (March 31, 2017) at St. Barbara's Memorial Nursing Home in Monongah.
She was born June 30, 1919, in Mannington, a daughter of the late Oscar Wilde and Lillian May (Biershing) Summers.
She was also preceded in death by her stepmother who raised her, Mary Lenora West Summers.
Gladys was a homemaker and was also employed as a substitute school teacher for the Marion County Board of Education. She was a member of the Augusta Chapter No. 6, Order of the Eastern Star of Mannington for more than 50 years and also a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Gideons International. She was a member of the former Idamay United Methodist church and enjoyed quilting.
Survivors include two daughters, Carolyn (Timothy) Boyce and Marsha R. (Charles) Cunningham of Kellytown; grandchildren, Kelly (Richard) Greathouse of Kellytown, Richard (Molly) Gibson of Fairmont, Amanda (Carl) Andrick of Kellytown and R.D. Harrison of Rivesville; four great-grandchildren, Kayla Andrick, Ryan Greathouse, Emma Andrick and Tyler Andrick.
In addition to her parents, Gladys was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Kelly, Jr.; a son John Richard Kelly; brothers Leroy (Lucille) Summers and Wilfred (Dorothy) Summers; sisters Lenora (James) Husk, Virginia (Daniel) Newman, Violet (Doc) Thompson and Esther (William) Snodgrass; and stepbrothers James R. and Calvin Huey.
Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Sunday at the Hutson Funeral Home in Farmington where funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday with the Rev. Richard Fluharty officiating. Interment will follow at the IOOF Cemetery in Farmington.
The family would like to thank St. Barbara's Memorial Nursing Home and Amedisys Hospice for all their care.
Condolences may be accessed at www.hutsonfuneralhomes.com
Published on April 1, 2017