GIDEON - Gladys Lavern Wilhelm, 94, died Aug. 16, 2005, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston.
Born Oct. 2, 1910, in Gideon to the late L.R. and Bessie Quinn Pope Sr., she was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Gideon.
On July 1, 1933, in Gideon, she married Doyle D. Wilhelm who preceded her in death on Feb. 7, 1997.
She was also preceded in death by: one son, Bobby Wilhelm; two brothers, L.R. Pope Jr. and Harlen Pope; and three sisters, Blanche Kitchen, Thelma Reeves and Colene Bennett.
Survivors include: one daughter and son-in-law, Connie and Bud Spears of Sikeston; one sister, Lucille Lewis of St. Louis; and three grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will begin at 5:30 p.m. today at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Gideon where services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday. The Revs. Jonathan Cooney and Harold Norton will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Stanfield Cemetery in Clarkton.