Randall, Gladys

Written by David Green.

Gladys C. Randall, 90, of Fayette,  Ohio, died July 12, 2010, at the Defiance Inpatient Hospice Center.

She was born March 4, 1920, to the late Albert and Florence (Grime) Merillat. She married Valde Randall Aug. 8, 1941, and he preceded her in death June 25, 2005.

Gladys spent her life as a homemaker, and was a past member of the Women's Auxillary of the Fayette American Legion.

Surviving Gladys are three daughters, Sharon (and Lyle) Fruchey of West Unity, Ohio, Nancy Woodcox of Stryker, Ohio, and Linda (and Butch) Lukey of Pioneer, Ohio; one brother, Lowell Merillat of Fayette; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Besides her husband, Gladys was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Larry; six brothers; and two sisters.

Funeral services are planned at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 15, at the Eagle Funeral Home-Barrett Chapel in Fayette with Rev. Dr. Samuel Wickard officiating. Interment will follow at the Pleasant View Union Cemetery in Fayette. Visitation is scheduled from 11 a.m. until the time of the service.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Defiance Inpatient Hospice Center or a charity of the donor’s choice.

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