Gladys Hale

Tuesday, March 21, 2006

EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Gladys Hale, 95, of Phoenix, Ariz., died Thursday, March 16, 2006, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Phoenix.

She was born Dec. 1, 1910, in the Dogwood community near East Prairie, daughter of Arch and Josephine L. Ponder Hale.

Hale moved to Phoenix in 1950 from North Carolina. She was a retired accountant.

Survivors include a niece, Pamela Maddox of Cape Girardeau, and a nephew, Robert Hale of Villisca, Iowa.

She was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.

Friends may call at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie after 10 a.m. Wednesday.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with Dan Usher officiating. Burial will be in Dogwood Cemetery.