DEXTER -- Gladys Faye Sadler, 88, died Jan. 12, 2009, at at the Henry County Medical Center in Paris, Tenn.
Born Feb. 26, 1920, in El Dorado, Ill., daughter of the late George Crowe and Izora Wells Crowe, she was a former machine operator with Elders Manufacturing in Bloomfield, former employee of Simpson Oil Co. in Dexter and former manager of Dexter Dollar Store. She also held former employment at the Stoddard County License Bureau in Bloomfield, a nurse's aide at Henry County Medical Center in Paris and with Holly Carburetor Co. in Paris.
On July 4, 1936, in Bernie, she married Luke C. Sadler, who preceded her in death on Aug. 14, 1944.
Survivors include: three daughters, Wanda Phillips of Paris, Donnis Snider of Bloomfield and Kay Mills of Hazel Green, Ala.; one sister, Jean Wheeler of Lebanon, Tenn.; and eight grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Earl Crowe and Kenneth Crowe; and three sisters, Abadine Williams, Geraldine Robinson and Helen Shipman White.
Visitation is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter where services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday with the Rev. Dan Sitze officiating.
Burial will follow at the Walker Cemetery in Bloomfield.