Funeral services for Charles Sidney Gladney of Foley, were held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home in Elsberry. Rev. Conrad Cheatham, pastor of the Elsberry ARPresbyterian Church, officiated with inurnment in Valhalla Mausoleum in St. Louis.
Mr. Gladney, 85, died Friday morning, Feb. 22, 2013 at his home near Foley. Born Au. 16, 1917 in Briscoe, he was the oldest child of Clarence Sidney and Ima Grace Barrett Gladney. A lifelong resident of Lincoln County, he was a 1945 graduate of Elsberry High School. He served his country during World War II in the U.S. Army from Nov. 20, 1945 until he was honorably discharged on Dec. 28, 1946. He was united in marriage on May 21, 1948 in Foley to Bettye Sue Galloway. This union was blessed with four daughters: Sydney, Terry, Carla and Sandra. He was employed for many years in railroad construction as a mechanic for Merit Railroad. He was a member of the Hoisting Engineers, Local #513 in St. Louis.
Mr. Gladney was a 50-year member and Past Master of the New Hope Lodge #199 AF&AM in Elsberry; a member of the Scottish Rite, Valley of St. Louis, a member of the Knight Commander Court of Honour and the NEMO Scottish Rite Club; a member of the Moolah Shrine of St. Louis; a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, currently Chapter #117 in Louisiana; a Charter member of the Lincoln County Old Threshers; and a member of the Vintage Machinery Club in Bowling Green. Charlie enjoyed “tinkering” with old International tractors. He also enjoyed working with the Scottish Rite Kid Talk Program in Elsberry. He was proud to have hosted the “Gladneys in America” in 2012.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, two sisters and his beloved wife of 35 years, Bettye Sue Gladney, who died Oct. 31, 1983.
Survivors include his four daughters: Sydney Turner, Terry Burkemper, Carla Clark and Sandra Gladney; many grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. He also leaves one brother, Forrest Gladney and his wife, Hazel, several nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.
Visitation was held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home in Elsberry. Memorials may be made to the Elsberry Kid Talk Clinic or the New Hope Lodge Temple Association in care of Carter-Ricks Funeral Home, 107 South Fifth Street, Elsberry, MO 63343. Online condolences may be made at www.carterricksfuneralhome.com.
Funeral Services for Jane Willis Hunter Howard of Elsberry, was held at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 at Elsberry First Baptist Church in Elsberry. Rev. John Bateman, pastor of Ramsey Creek Baptist Church, officiated with burial in Elsberry City Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Matt Jones, Johnny Howard, Andrew Howard, Paul Keeven, Jason Snyder and Ryan Zupon. Serving as honorary pallbearers were Harry Jones and Allen Siders.
Mrs. Howard, 87, died Thursday evening, Feb. 21, 2013 at the Elsberry Health Care Center near Elsberry. Born June 24, 1925 on the family farm in Clarksville, she was the daughter of Howard Carrol and Frances “Fannie” McDannold Hunter. Jane graduated from Clarksville High School and attended William Jewell College before returning home to teach at the Calumet School. She was united in marriage on June 5, 1948 in Clarksville to William Otto “W.O. Bob” Howard. This union was blessed with two sons: Robert Thomas and William Kevin. Jane began teaching school in Elsberry part time in the late 1950’s. She graduated from Lindenwood University with a B.S. in Education in 1972. She worked as an elementary school teacher at Clarence Cannon Elementary School in Elsberry, retiring in 1985. She was a 50-year member of the P.E.O. Sisterhood, Chapter AI in Elsberry, a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Lincoln County Women’s Democratic Club. She was especially fond of the women of her Bridge Club to which she belonged for over 50 years. Mrs. Howard was also a member of the Elsberry First Baptist Church for nearly 65 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Frances Hunter; three sisters: Helen Frisch and two as infants; and her beloved husband of 58 years, W.O. Bob Howard who died Nov. 13, 2006.
Survivors include two sons: Tom Howard and his wife, Jean, of Auxvasse and Kevin Howard and his wife, Elaine, of Elsberry; five grandchildren: Elizabeth Adrian “Beth” Howard-Snyder and her husband, Jason, Allison Marie Howard-Zupon and her, husband Ryan, Lauren Anna Howard, Erin Jane Howard-Keeven and her husband, Paul, and Andrew Clark Howard and his wife, Katie; and three great-grandchildren: Amelia Jane Snyder, Sydney Grace Zupon and Lucy Eileen Keeven. She also leaves several in-laws, nieces, nephews, many other relatives and a host of friends.
Visitation was held from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home in Elsberry.
Memorials may be made to Clarence Cannon Elementary School; 107 S. 5th Street; Elsberry, MO 63343. Online condolences may be made at www.carterrickfuneralhome.com.
Funeral services for Elizabeth Isadora Anderson of Elsberry will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home in Elsberry. Rev. Richard Pillers, pastor of the Elsberry Assembly of God Church, will officiate with burial in the Elsberry City Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Matt Ponder, Tony Anderson, Ryan Anderson, Trevor Moore, Scott Moore and Donnie Kinsler.
Mrs. Anderson, 89, died Friday evening, Feb. 22, 2013 at the Elsberry Health Care Center near Elsberry. Born Feb. 6, 1924 in Gallatin, she was the daughter of John David and Leora May Jones Albrecht. She was a 1941 graduate of Gallatin High School. She was united in marriage on May 16, 1941 in Gallatin to William Lee Anderson, Sr. This union was blessed with four children: William “Bill” Jr., Peggy, Cathy and Ronnie. She made her home in the Elsberry community since 1953. She was a member of the Elsberry First Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Leora Albrecht; three brothers: Fred Albrecht, Leroy Albrecht and J.D. Albrecht; three sisters: Melba Robinson, Thelma Plowman and Alma Albrecht; and her beloved husband of 53 years, William Anderson, Sr. who died in August, 1994.
Survivors include two sons: William “Bill” Anderson, Jr. of Elsberry, and Ronnie Anderson of Tiffin, OH; two daughters: Peggy Rountree and her husband, Craig, of St. Charles and Cathy Barlow and her husband Jim, of Elsberry; six grandchildren: Tony Anderson, Beth Mosher, Mathew Ponder, Ryan Anderson, Scott Moore and Trevor Moore; and eight great-grandchildren. She also leaves two brothers: Ernest Albrecht and his wife, Gwen, of Carey OH, and Marion Albrecht and his wife, Bonnie, of Jamesport; two sisters: Jetty Keathley and her husband, Forrest, of Vilonia, AR, and Martha Tucker of St. Joseph; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Visitation was held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home in Elsberry. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimers’ Association or to TIP Hospice in care of Carter-Ricks Funeral Home, 107 South Fifth Street, Elsberry, MO 63343. Online condolences may be made at www.carterricksfuneralhome.com.