Gladys Lucille McDonald, age 98 passed away on Wednesday, February 17, 2021.
She was born in Cherokee County, NC to the late Fred and Ethia Gibson Stiles. Gladys was a homemaker. She loved flowers, her church, kids and grand kids. Gladys was greatly loved by her kids and grandkids. She was a member of South End Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Lawton McDonald; her sons, Jack and Kenneth McDonald; and a great grandson, Jeremy McDonald.
She is survived by a daughter, Betty Hughes and husband Herbert; sister Mable Cooke; brother Ralph Stiles; daughter-in-laws, Diane Morrow and Carolyn McDonald; grandchildren, Brian Hughes and wife Melissa, Kim Medearis and husband Ben, Janet Dockery and husband George, Randall McDonald and wife Misty, Sharon Weiting and husband Cory and Dewayne Buchanan and wife Cindy; great grandchildren, Britany Pope, Bo Hughes, Colt Hughes, Cash Hughes, Allyson Dockery Murphy, Tyler McDonald, Starr McDonald Sneed and Wesley Buchanan; and six great great grandchildren.
A private funeral service will be held Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Dallas Crowder, Rev. Zack Orton and Rev. Steve Sneed will officiate. Music will be conducted by Zack Orton and his mother, Carla Orton. Burial will be in Mt. Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Brian Hughes, Randall McDonald, Tyler McDonald, George Dockery, Ben Medearis, and Jason Murphy.
The family will receive friends from 11 am to 1 pm, Saturday, February, 20, 2021 at Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel of Murphy.
Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.
You may send tributes to the family at www.townson-rose.com