Gladys Faye Sadler, daughter of the late George Crowe and Izora Wells Crowe, was born on Feb. 26, 1920 in Eldorado, Ill. and died at the Henry County Medical Center in Paris, Tenn. on Jan. 12, 2009 at the age of 88.
Mrs. Sadler was a former machine operator with Elder Manufacturing in Bloomfield, a former employee of Simpson Oil Company in Dexter, and a former manager of Dexter Dollar Store. She also was employed at the Stoddard County License Bureau in Bloomfield, as a nurse's aide at Henry County Medical Center in Paris, Tenn. and with Holly Carburetor Company in Paris, Tenn. She was a resident of Dexter.
On July 4, 1936 she was united in marriage to Staff Sgt. Luke C. Sadler in Bernie. He preceded her in death on Aug. 14, 1944.
Survivors include three daughters, Wanda Phillips of Paris, Tenn., Donnis Snider of Bloomfield, and Kay Mills of Hazel Green, Ala.; by one sister, Jean Wheeler of Lebanon, Tenn; also by eight grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and by one great-great-grandchild.
Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Earl Crowe and Kenneth Crowe; also by three sisters, Abadine Williams, Geraldine Robinson, and Helen Shipman White.
Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Jan. 15 at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel at 10 a.m. with Rev. Dan Sitze officiating.with interment in Walker Cemetery in Bloomfield.