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Gladys Whitehead

May 3rd, 1922 - April 22nd, 2018

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Gladys Whitehead, 95, of Winterset (formerly of Lorimor) died Sunday, April 22, 2018, at Winterset Care Center North in Winterset.
A visitation will be held 9:00 to 10:30 a.m., Monday, April 30, 2018, at Ochiltree Funeral Service, with a Celebration of Life Service beginning at 10:30 a.m., with Pastor Ben Turner officiating. Burial will be in the Murray Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the First Baptist Church of Lorimor and online condolences may be left at ochiltree.com.
Gladys Faye Whitehead was born May 3, 1922, near Murray, Iowa; the daughter of Charles Henry and Edith Estella (Jones) Whitehead. She graduated from Lorimor High School with the class of 1940 and worked at many different jobs throughout her lifetime but most often as a caregiver and helper to others.
Gladys was a member of the Lorimor Christian Church until its closing and later, the First Baptist Church of Lorimor. She enjoyed gardening, taking care of her lawn and flowers, fishing, watching sports and the many gatherings of family and friends. One of her proudest accomplishments was being a pitcher and outfielder on an Osceola, Iowa women’s softball team that won the 1949 Iowa Class B state championship.
She is survived by many nieces, nephews and friends.
Gladys was preceded in death by her parents; an infant brother, Clarence; brothers, Ted (Mercedes) Whitehead and Charles (Isabelle) Whitehead; sisters, Alice (Lawrence) James and Mabel (Luther) Woods.

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Name Gladys Whitehead
Date of Birth May 3rd, 1922
Date of Death April 22nd, 2018
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Location 1823 North John Wayne Drive
Winterset IA 50273
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Rocky & Pam Roberts published condolence .

We so enjoyed our special gatherings for holidays with Aunt Gladys and playing dominoes and any games. She had a loving heart and we will miss her.

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Mary E Seales published condolence .

Dear Dennis and Phyllis, Kenny and I send our sincere condolences at the passing of Gladys. Another of the "older" Lorimor ladies has left us. Lots of history lost as well.

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Donnie & Cheryl Mccuddin published condolence .

Aunt Gladys, you will be greatly missed by us all. Hope you are playing some softball up there and winning.

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Kenny And Mary Seales published condolence .

Dear Dennis and Phyllis, Kenny and I offer our sympathy at the passing of Gladys. She was another of the longtime Lorimor residents who have left us recently.

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Larry And Liz Smith published condolence .

We knew Gladys when she lived in Lorimor in the 1990's. Our thoughts and prayers for her family.

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