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“Teresa, Melissa, Tim Just found out about your Mom. I know how bad it hurts when your lose you Mom. Please know you are in our hearts and...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Dauber Andrews - Artesia, NM

“Tim, I just saw this about the loss of your mom. Please accept my sincere condolences. If there is anything that I can do to help, please let me know...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Wanda Parrish - Monette, AR

“Tim,Sarah, and family. I know there are no words that can ease the pain of the loss you are all going through right now. Just know that you are in my...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Dan Qualls - Jonesboro, AR

“Aunt Gladys, you were more than just an Aunt to me, you were also my friend. You helped me through some very tough times. I am going to miss your...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Jamie - Niece

“my thoughts and prayers are with all of you, she was a wonderful person and i know she will be missed by many who loved her ”
5 of 17 | Posted by: Peggy Fletcher - greers ferry, AR

“Would like to send our deepest sympathies to Mrs. Gladys's family. She will be missed! ”
6 of 17 | Posted by: Jennifer Barker Powell - Caraway, AR

“Sarah, I didn't know your Meme but you talked of her so often I felt like I did. A grandmother is a special person and I know you will miss her....Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Phyllis Meredith

“My thoughts and prayers are with you, Tim. Love, Sherry ”
8 of 17 | Posted by: Sherry Syer-Johnson - AR - friend

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Mrs. Brickell. We lived across the road from her in Lost Creek and always enjoyed the wave and "Hi...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Brad & Melinda Dunlap

“Rest in eternal peace Aunt Gladys. We miss you dearly, but thank God you are no longer in pain and suffering. Death leaves a heartache no one can...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Keith & Spring Sneed - Nephew

“Tim, Our thoughts are with you. Blake and Karen ”
11 of 17 | Posted by: Blake and Karen - Friends

“I don't have many memories but what I do rememeber is her smile and how she was fun to be around and was opinionated. She's going to be very missed...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Hannah Soroka - jonesboro, AR

“Aunt Gladys always had the coldest Cokes in her refridgerator. Her house was usually my first stop after getting off the school bus in the afternoon....Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Jody - Jonesboro, AR - Niece

“I love and miss you ”
14 of 17 | Posted by: Teresa McFarlin - Daughter

“Meme ”
15 of 17 | Posted by: Sarah Wood - grandaughter

“Tim, TJ and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of sadness in your life. May God be with you all. ”
16 of 17 | Posted by: Kevin & Jackie Davis - Friends

“Tim, TJ & family, My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this time of sadness. May God bless and comfort each of you and let all your...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Pam Mangrum - Monette, AR


Jonesboro/Caraway– Gladys Jane Brickell, 80, departed this life on Sunday February 20, 2011 at St. Elizabeth’s Place in Jonesboro.

She was born February 1, 1931 in Caraway to the late Charlie Wyman and Velma Artie Austin Mangrum. Gladys was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, James Cecil Brickell. Gladys will be remembered for the love she had for her family and friends. She was an excellent homemaker and cook; no one left her home hungry. She was a graduate from Caraway Central High, class of 1951, where she participated in various clubs and activities. Gladys was also a member of the Eastern Star of Caraway, as well as held office of the PTA. In addition to being a loving homemaker, Gladys with her husband James, cared for the family farm for over 40 years in Caraway.

Survivors include her son, Tim Brickell of Jonesboro; two daughters; Melissa Brickell of Jonesboro, and Teresa and husband Bob McFarlin of Hot Springs; six grandchildren; Sarah Wood, Timothy “T.J.” Brickell, Crystal McFarlin and her fiancé, Andrew Marcussen, Katie Vasilescu and husband Avi, Dustin Brickell, and James “Jarrett” McFarlin; one great-grandchild, Edward Alexander “Alex” Vasilescu; one brother, Lawrence Mangrum and wife Rosetta; two sisters; Barbara LeNell Lamb and husband Bill, and JoAnn Mounce and husband Dewayne, and many nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by one sister, Betty Lou Lane, and two brothers; James Monroe “Jimmy” Mangrum and Charles Wayne “Red” Mangrum.

A celebration of her life will be held on Wednesday February 22, 2011 at 3:00 pm at the Gregg Funeral Home in Caraway with Eddie Dunigan officiating. Burial will follow in the Caraway Cemetery.

Visitation will be Tuesday February 21 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 PM at the Gregg Funeral Home in Caraway.

Honored to serve as pallbearers are T. J. Brickell, Dustin Brickell, Jarrett McFarlin, Avi Vasilescu, Andrew Marcussen and Jimmy Lane and as honorary pallbearers her nieces and nephews and the staff of St. Elizabeth’s Place.

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