Gladys Melton Garris
Gladys Melton Garris
  • August 3, 1920 - October 18, 2014
  • Cherryville, North Carolina

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Gladys Melton Garris, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at Peak Resources in Gastonia, N.C.
She is survived by her children, Eddie Melton, Frank Welch (Sheri), Melvin Garris and John Wayne Garris; daughters, Barbara Jeffery (David), Glenda Messer and Mary Whitley Mason, 15 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and numerous great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Garris.
Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at Carothers Colonial Chapel, with Pastor David Jeffery officiating. Interment will follow the service at Gaston Memorial Park. The family will re-ceive friends one hour prior to the service from 1 to 2 p.m.
Memorials may be made to the National Alzheimer's Assocation, 7400 Louis Pasteur Drive, San Anto-nio, Texas.
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Arrangements are in the care of Carothers Funeral Home, 312 W. 2nd Ave., Gastonia, N.C.