Gladys Wyatt Gordon 1906-2002 Obituary

Gladys Wyatt Gordon, 95, a former resident of 1520 Harrison Ave. and for the past two years a resident of Nella’s Nursing Home at Crystal Springs, departed this life at 8:15 a.m. Sunday, March 3, 2002, in Davis Memorial Hospital. She had been in declining health for the past two years since suffering a broken hip.

She was born July 29, 1906, at Lower Cheat, a daughter of the late French C. Wyatt and Mary Bowman Wyatt.

On July 3, 1926, at Barbour County, she was married to L. Ellis Gordon, who preceded her in death on Jan. 30, 1997.

Surviving are one daughter-in-law, Kathryn Switz Gordon, Princeton, N.J.; one niece, Mary Jo Ferguson, California; four grandchildren, Marion Gerecke, Donna Lynn Shea, Kathy Jo Brigman and William Gordon; and six great-grandchildren.

She was the last surviving member of her immediate family, having been preceded in death by her son, William F. Gordon; and one sister, Inez Nolte.

Mrs. Gordon attended the schools of Randolph County and was a homemaker. She was a charter member of the Aerie No. 2344, Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary, a member of the Tygart’s Valley Post No. 3647, Veteran’s of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary, and the Elkins-randolph County Senior Center.

Friends will be received at Lohr-barb-vance Funeral Home Wednesday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., the funeral hour. The Rev. Dr. Daniel Bryan will officiate and interment will follow in Maplewood Cemetery in Elkins.

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